Charles Bennet aka Charlie YM was attached to the Maori Battalion. He manned the mobile canteen 'Te Rau Aroha' that accompanied the Maori Battalion at the front line.
From left to right: MBE (Civilian), Africa Star with 8th Army Clasp, Italy Star, War Medal 1939-45 with MID and New Zealand War Service Medal.
Family collection. Courtesy of Linda Bennet.