1894, 2nd Lieutenant Alfred George Chenery DCM
57th Battalion AIF
59th Battalion AIF
Recommended for Distinguished Conduct Medal – 30th September, 1917
Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal – 27th June, 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was in command of a party on the right flank of the brigade, and showed great resource in a difficult position, saving many lives by his skilful dispositions. He personally reconnoitered the ground in advance of his position, gaining valuable information. Later, when the battalion on his right advanced, he maintained communication by establishing two posts under intense fire. He gave the greatest assistance throughout the operations, and showed great coolness courage and contempt of danger.
Picture Source – Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour