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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS - 06 MAY 1915

These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.

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WALKER, Captain H J I, aged 25, s/o Mr & Mrs Henry C H Walker, Remuera. Telegram from Secretary of State for War states: 'Deeply regret Captain Walker, 1st Royal Warwickshire Regt, killed in action April 25. Lord Kitchener expresses sympathy.' Ex King's College, distinguished athlete.....Senior Athletic Champion at 16 yrs of age. Advice received 22 Jan that he had been promoted to Captain....mentioned in despatches the following month for "gallantry and distinguished service in the field".

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BARDSLEY, Pvte Dan, 25, single, died at sea 29 April, en route to being invalided home.

NCOs, 7th Reinforcements for Trentham

ALLEY, F W; ALEXANDER, W M; BELL, C G; BROOKFIELD, A G P; CLARK, O R; DUNBAR, H; DOUGHERTY, A T; FOOTE, F J; FORDHAM, H; FORDHAM, R E W; GAMBLE, D H; GRAY, W A; GORDON, A W; HEWITT, E J L; JOHNSON, D W; LATTA, John; POUTNEY, E R; QUINLAN, C P; RICHARDSON, W R; RICE, S D; SMITH, W H; SHEATH, A B; SCHMIDT, G H; STEELE, M; WOOD, S.

NAMES FROM THE SAMOAN GARRISON

BEASLEY, Cpl W J; CROUCHER, Wireless Operator; MACKIE, Lt C; MORRISSEY, Pvte G; OLIPHANT, Sgt R; ROACH, Capt J G; ROBINSON, Pvte; TAYLOR, Pvte A J.

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REINFORCEMENTS

BOYD, A F; BROOKE, R S; COULSON, S; COUPLAND, A J; CUMBERLAND, G; DOWNMAN, H; EADE, S; GASSON, E; GROVES, R; HAIR, W M C; HENDERSON, G; HUGHES, G; IRWIN, H; JOLLY C H; LEE, T J; MATHESON, W; McKINSTRY, G L; McQUIRE, J; MORRIS, A H; NOBLE, H; PRIOR, W H; SQUIRE, J S G; STITT, G J D; SWINBURNE, S R; WAINWRIGHT, H C; WILLIAMS, W; WINTERE, F C.

Selected from No.1 Group, Auckland, for the Army Service Corps:

AITKEN, A R; CARGO, A D; COLEBROOK, R H; DEVERSON, B G; HUGHES, A; JORDAN, J A; LIDGARD, R; MAXWELL, H; MICHELL, J E; NASH, T J; PAGE, W R; ROBINSON, E B; STANLEY, F J; STEWART, H L; STOCK, L N; THAXTER, F; TUCKER, F G; WALLEN, J H; WYNYARD, W K.

HARSANT, Tpr Frederick George, aged 29, 5th Reinforcements, died Wellington Hospital of pneumonia. Third s/o late Mr Roger Harsant, Waikato, & grandson of late Dr Hasant, Onehunga. Lived at Gumtown, Mercury Bay and was a first class rifle shot.


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