Distinguished Conduct Medal G.V.R, (46358 Sjt. G. P. Herzog. 12/13 North’d Fus.). British War Medal, Victory Medal (46358 Sjt. G. P. Herzog. 12/13 North’d Fus.) Defence Medal, 46358 Sergeant G. P. Herzog, 12/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers GVF/EF
D.C.M. London Gazette 3 June 1919:
‘For marked gallantry and good work on 18th September, 1918, near Vaucellette Farm, Ephey. While in charge of the battalion scouts he repeatedly patrolled the enemy positions at great personal risk, and obtained information of the highest importance to the success of the operation. He was afterwards very severely wounded when on patrol.’
Gordon P. Herzog was native of Brixton. He distinguished himself whilst serving as a Sergeant with the 12/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers during the Battle of Épehy, on the Somme, 18 September 1918.