Regt. No.: 807
Name: Hynes, Richard E.
Rank: Lance Corporal
Community: St. John's / Indian Islands, Fogo
Occupation: Fisherman
Enlisted: December 28, 1914
Enlist. Age: 23
Fatality: July 1, 1916 (MIA/KIA)

Distinguished Conduct Medal
London Gazette, 24/1/16
For conspicuous gallantry on the night of November 4-5 1915 on the Gallipoli Peninsula. With an officer and six other men he attacked a superior number of Turks who were attempting to surround a small post. In spite of heavy casualties on our side Pte. Hynes Kept up rapid fire at close range which resulted in the Turks abandoning their enterprise and enabled our party to bring in the wounded.