AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
08 APRIL 1915
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
MALINCK, Pte John, Petone, has been killed in action. He was a Reservist and proceeded Home to prepare to go to the front. His widow resides at Petone.
NEW ZEALAND FORCES - SIXTH DRAFT
Selection from No.1 Group, Auckland.
3rd Auckland Infantry: APPLETON, G; BARTLEY, W; BASKIVILLE, H A; BATTS, H R; BELSHAM, A; BENJAMIN, A R; BENNETTS, N; BLUNDELL, E M; BOGGS, F J; BOND, H L; BORD, W E; BRIGGS, F; BRYANT, W; BULFORD, G W; CARNAHAN, W H; CHURCH, A E; COATES, H W H; COLLEY, S; COOPER, J H; COUCH, C A; COUPER, A; COWPER, A H; CRUTCHEN, W; ELLIS, W H; FARRANT, D; FOGARTY, H; FORD, W A; FRASER, J R; FRENCH, W H; FULLJAMES, W L; GALLAUGHER, H; GRAHAM, G; GRAY, C; HAGGO, J; HAMPSHIRE, G R; HAWORTH, M W; HAYHOE, A; HEARD, H; HIRST, W C; HODDER, V J; HOPKINS, S; JOHNSON, S; JONES, C S; JOY, B H; KAVANAGH, C C; KENNEDY, J; LARAM, W A; LUCAS, W H; MACK, C; MARTIN, G; MATHIESON, H B; MAX, J; MAYALL, B; McKINSTRY, R A L; McLEAN, W G; McVICAR, A; MURPHY, J; NAIRN, J B; NEWMAN, R C; PALMER, F K; PEACE, A V; PERRY, W J; PHILLIPS, R; PINCHES, O B; REEVE, W A C; REID, V; RICHTER, O G C; RILEY, T; ROBERTSON, C R; ROYAL, G J; SADGROVE, H S; SHOVE, A R; SIMPSON, J; STEPHENSON, P A; TWOHAY, A P; WALKER, C L; WATSON, F; WEATHERLY, F W; WELHAM, W J; WHITTINGTON, A M N; WILD, A C; WOODS, G V; YOUNG, F G.
3rd Mounted, Rifles: ARMSTRONG, A M L; BURGESS, O S; BURTON, A E; CANUTE, G; CARTER, J M;COLEMAN, E J; COONEY, J W; COWLEY, T J; CRAWLEY, G T; CROSS, A J; CROSS, E W; DOUGLAS, B; DUNN, C J L; GREY, S W; HEUSS, E W; HIRST, E P J; HOLLINGER, A J; LETHBRIDGE, J W; LISTER, D; MACKAY, E H; MORRISON, A E; MORRISON, L H; OSBORNE, E T; PEARCE, F G; PETERS, C; PRESTON, G V; PROBERT, S B; SELLARS, E G; SMITH, G H; SPEIGHT, R; SWAN, W F; TODD, J T; TONKS, S B; WATSON, F C; WHITE, C W.
Veterinary Corps: ABBOTT, C G; BOYCE, E; BROWNE, W H; BUCKINGHAM, W; COLLINS, T E; FOLEY, L J; GORDON, A D; MURRAY, J J.
Artillery: DYSON, J W; HARDING, C; HUGHES, A L; SPENCER, E J.
Engineers: BARTLEET, A W; BARTLEET, H; CARLETON, C T; DAY, W H; FRANKLIN, G E; GIBBS, W H; GRAHAM, P J; HUTCHINSON, H A; McKENZIE, L D; MILES, B C; MUNDELL, A.
ROBERTSON, Major, 4th Seaforth Highlanders, has been killed in action at Neuve Chappelle. Brother of R M ROBERTSON, BNZ, Christchurch and son of J M ROBERTSON, Napier.
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES - New Zealand names
BURNETT-STUART, J T, Major (ty Lt Col); COLLINS, Hon R H, DSO; CHAPMAN, E W, Lieut, 3rd Dragoon Guards, formerly North Canterbury, KIA; CAMPBELL, C L K, Major, 16th Lancers (formerly staff off'r to General Babington); MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, A W, Major, 16th Lancers, since killed in action; WARD, H D O, Major, RA, 49th Battery, served with NZ Contingent in Boer War; WALKER, H J I, Lieut (ty Captain), Warwickshire Regt; MACLEAN, Rev C T, 2nd Lieut, 4th Battn Royal Fusiliers; BOYLE, Hon J, Capt, 1st Battn Royal Scots, s/o Lord Glasgow (afterwards killed); WAUCHOPE, A G, Major, DSO, 2nd Battn Black Watch; STEELE, Oliver, Captain, 1st Battn Berkshire Regt (since killed in action); KNOX, H O, Major (ty Lieut Col), ASC, recently QMG in NZ; MARTIN, A A, Lieut, RAMC, of Palmerston North, MD, FRCS; DAVIDSON, S R, Major, 47th Sikhs; DAVIES, R H, Colonel, CB, NZ Staff Corps; FERGUSON, Sir C, Lieut General; NELSON, Charles, Captain, 15th Hussars, DSO; MACLEAN, C T, 2nd Lieut, Royal Fusiliers, MC; CAMPBELL,C C K, Major, 16th Lancers; WILLIAMS, H S, Captain, Dorset Regt; DAVIDSON, S R, Major, 47th Sikhs; WILLCOX, H B D, 2nd Lieut, Sherwood Foresters, MC - formerly of Canterbury.
11th, North Auckland, Squadron, Mounted Rifles
BRAITHWAITE, F; CLARKE, W J; FRANCIS, P R; GOING, H; HAY, J; MARSDEN, G; MASON, O; McFARLAND, A N; McINNIS, L; McKAY, N E; McLEAN, R J; McLEARY, W G; NANKIVELL, W J; NESBITT, D D; O'NIELL, H A; SILVA, F P; SOMMERS, A H; STANTON, A; THOMPSON, W W; WATTS, T; WILKINSON, J; WILKINSON, R; WILSON, J A.
15th, North Auckland, Company
ADAMS, T G; ANDREWS, W T; AUDIN, H; BAKER, E H; BALDWIN, E H; BARRETT, W; BATER, R N; BAYLIS, H M; BLENKINSOPP, E; BRIGHAM, C; BRYDON, S C; CAMPBELL, T; CHRISTIE, J W; COCHRANE, R B; CROSBIE, G; DAVITT, A W; DEWSNAP, H J; DONALDSON, R A; DWYER, G J; FIVEASH, F; FRIAR, W; GALLEN, H S; GILBERT, A E; HALL, E G; HASTIE, J M; HEATLEY, E; HOGARTH, J Y; HOWE, C T O; IRVING, W; IZOD, F L; JOHNSTON, W; KURTOVICH, S; LIDDICOAT, S A; MACKENZIE, B B; McKAY, R M; McLEOD, A; McRAE, D A; MORRISON, J; MUNRO, A; NEWTON, F J; NIXEY, R H; NOBLE, E; NOTTINGHAM, T C; O'CONNOR, T W; O'HANLON, W; O'SULLIVAN, E; PARKIN, J W; PATIENCE, E; POWELL, G M; ROUSE, H; RUSHTON, C H; RYAN, J; SEED, G H; SHAW, W R; SIMMONS, E M; SIMPSON, R O; SMITH, H; SNOWDEN, I; STEELE, A; SUNJICH, J; TAIAWA, C P; TORRENS, W J; TOMICH, A; TOMICH, T; VENNELL, A E; VIPOND, H; WADE, C H; WALLACE, D; WALMSLEY, H; WELDON, S; WILKIE, F K; WILLIAMSON, H J; WILSON, J E; WRACK, S; WYATT, J W.
ADAMS, A M; BRIGGS, J; CARROLL, J; COOPER, B; DEENEY, J; DOUGHERTY, A T; FRASER, D R; GORDON, J; GRAHAME, P; HARDINGE, G F; LENNISTON, M; MARWICK, J H; NORTON, R H I; O'NEIL, J; PENDERGAST, J; PRICE, T V E; RENNIE, W D; SCOTT, W; SPEARMAN, E; THEW, E H
One of the officers of the fourth reinforcement contingent is Major S A GRANT, N.Z.S.C., who was formerly actively associated with military affairs in Auckland. Major Grant started his military career in 1898 as a private in the No.1 NZ Native Rifles at Auckland and after having passed through the non-commissioned ranks he received a commission in the 9th NZ Contingent for South Africa, where he saw plenty of active service. In 1909 he, together with three other officers, was selected for two years training in the Regular Army at Home, where he was attached to the 20th Regiment, Lancashire Fusiliers. He worked hard, and put in a lot of time at the School of Musketry, taking a keen interest in musketry and machine gun work. On his return to NZ in 1911, he was appointed, on the inception of the territorial system of training, brigade-major to the Otago Mounted Rifles Brigade, and was stationed for some time at Oamaru.
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