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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS - 13 MAY 1915

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

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REINFORCEMENTS

BARR, S D; CONNING, W; D'ANDEY, C R; DALY, B A; DOBBINSON, W C; GENT, W; GIRVEN, R; GRAHAM, J R; HOLIDAY, F D; JACKSON, A; LONGDILL, P W; MACFARLANE, D G; MAINLAND, A; MATTHEW, C; McLEAN, N C; MYERS, G; MOGRIDGE, S J; MORRON, J; NICHOLSON, O E; OHLSON, E M D; POPE, H A; PRICE, H W; PRIOR, O A; QUAIFE, A J G; SPEAKMAN, J B; THOMPSON, W; WALTERS, ?F C; WESTERHOLM, N B O; WHITE, W H H; WHITLEY, A L.

NEW APPOINTMENTS

Lieut Col W G BRAITHWAITE, D.S.O., P.S.C., Imperial General Staff, from general staff officer of the second grade, to General Staff Officer, first grade.

Major Charles SHAWE, reserve of officers, Rifle Brigade, to be general staff officer, third grade.

Major N C HAMILTON, Army Service Corps, commanding the divisional train, to have the temporary rank of Lieut. Colonel.

DALTRY, H J, Lieutenant, NZ Howitzer Battery - to be Captain

GREENHOUGH, P B, Lieutenant, NZ Field Artillery - to be Captain

WAITE, F, Lieutenant, NZ Engineers - to be Captain

Quartermaster E P COADY, Canterbury Mounted Rifles - resignation received

2nd LIEUT B L JOLL, Wellington-West Coast Mounted Rifles - resignation received

ACLAND, Leopold G D, NZASC - to be Lieutenant

COCKROFT, Farrier-Sgt, J E, Manawatu Mounted Rifles, for service in the NZ Veterinary Corps - to be Lieutenant

2nd Lieutenants HIGGINSON, M W; STEWART, J G; CAMERON, M S - all of the NZASC - to be Lieutenants.

To be 2nd Lieutenants: BAXTER, Sgt W J, NZ Field Artillery; BLACK, Sgt R J, NZ Engineers, Battery QM; BOSCAWEN, Sgt H T, 3rd, Auckland, Mounted Rifles; DICK-CLELLAND?, Sgt C D, NZASC; DRYDEN, Cpl J D, NZASC; ELLIS, Sgt P J, NZ Field Artillery Company; HARPER, Sgt Major P H, NZASC; McCURDY, Sgt D A, clerical staff at HQ; McDONALD, Sgt D B, Wellington-West Coast Mounted Rifles; McDOUGALL, Sgt Henry, NZ Field Artillery; NEWBOULD, L/Cpl M G R, NZ Engineers; PAINE, L/Cpl S W, NZ Engineers.

EGGLESTONE, Lieut V J, 4th, Otago Regt, QM Otago Infantry Batt. - to be Quartermaster.

MARCHANT, Lt F N, South Canterbury Mounted Rifles, with the rank of Honorary Captain - to be Quartermaster.

WILL, Lieut W H, QM, NZ Field Ambulance - to be Honorary Captain.

WHYTE, Sgt H H, NZ Field Artillery, with the rank of Honorary Lieutenants - to be Quartermaster.

RETURN OF INVALIDS to Wellington

Auckland Mounted Rifles - ANDERSON, Tpr W P; BODY, Tpr J; CHATFIELD, Tpr S M; COLL, Tpr H F; McFADDEN, Tpr J; QUEDLEY, QM Sgt C E; SUTHERLAND, Cpl M J.

Auckland Battalion - CAPLES, Pte J T; COLLIER, Pte O; CROWE, Pte H S; PEACE, Pte F C; ROBSON, Pte E

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OGILVIE, L/Cpl Edgar - KIA, elder s/o W P Ogilvie, Richmond, aged 25, born Auckland...attended Newton West School......employed by S Barry, Optometrist - Canadian Expeditionary Force.

HYAMS, Alex., Royal Fusiliers, died Flanders. S/o Frank Hyams, formerly Dunedin, grandson of late Mr Bendix Hallenstein.

AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES [NZers serving with Australian troops]

DAWSON, A D - KIA, relatives residing in NZ

HACCHE, Pte C J - 4th Australian Infantry. NOK: B B Hacche, Post Office, Gisborne

SUTTON, Pte B - 12th Aus. Infantry. NOK: Mrs SUTTON, Hastings St, Bluff

EDWARDS, Pte J A W, 7th Aus. Infantry. NOK: Mrs Edwin Edwards, Paeroa

WRIGHT, Pte R C, 3rd Aus. Infantry. NOK: Henry Wright, Mein St, Wellington

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ABBOTT, Cpl Ameral Christopher, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regt, died in hospital. Mother: Mrs Isabella SCOTT, Southbridge, Canterbury.

DARDANELLES CASUALTIES

DAWSON, Lt Alan Douglas Gibb, KIA - s/o Mr Alexander Dawson, Shelly Beach Road. ex Auckland Grammar School & Lieutenant in the School Cadets. Captain of school swimming team. Member of team which won the Campbell Vase for shooting 1909/10.

ROBSON, L/Cpl Robert Cole - KIA, aged 21, s/o Mr & Mrs W Robson, Mt Eden. Born Hastings, Hawkes Bay. Prominent in school sport at Auckland Grammar School. Employed on sheep station at Hawkes Bay. First Expeditionary Force.

MORPETH, L/Cpl Gerald, second s/o H D Morpeth, Town Clerk of Waihi, wounded at Dardenelles. Second of three sons at the front who are on the casualty list. Prev. reported that Lt Niccol MORPETH had been slightly wounded.

DODSON, Lt F H - the Mayor of Tauranga, Mr E E Macmillan, moved that a letter of condolence be forwarded to his mother.

MATHESON, Lt Ron, aged 38, Imperial Light Horse (Boer War) - KIA, German South West Africa. Mother & brother still residing in Tauranga. Mining agent. Sister - Mrs C P Stichbury, Jervois Road.

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AUCKLAND RECRUITING - ALISON, J W; AYLING, A B; BLEAKLEY, R; BEEHAN, A J; BAKER, E A; BROWN, *; BILLINGTON, A J; CRANCH, S G; CLARK, L D; CRAIG, J C; CLARK, G J J; CRAWFORD, W J; CROON, W E A; CARSON, H; COWAN, K; DARROCH, E C R; DOWNER, W B; DOWTHWAITE, W S; DAVIS, W; EMMETT, A; ELLIS, C G; FERGUSON, A L; FRY, F W; FOLEY, W E; FOGARTY, *; HOWIE, W J; HOLMES, N K; HODDER, A; HAMMOND, F G; LAYCOCK, I; MORGAN, R O; MAYALL, A M; MURRAY, E; MATHESON, A; McKO**, H H; MITCHELSON, H; OXENHAM, C; O'MEARA, J; PIGGALES, A A; PEGDEN, H G; RYAN, E; ROBERTSON, C C; RAINE, J C; STEVENS, W; SHERELL, W; SMITH, G A; SCOTT, E; THOMPSON, W; TREMBATH, R C; WELLS, W J; WHITE, C; WOOLLEY, H; WILKINSON, C; WALKER, C R; W**TERSON, J; WILSON, H.

STATIONARY HOSPITAL – Volunteers - BARNARD, A; BO**, A F; BOAKES, R; BUTLER, H S T; CASTLETON, L C; COLDICUTT, N P; CUMMING, W B; DAVIDSON, L; DUFF, A S; FRANCE, J M; GARDNER, R; GRIFFITHS, *; HANTLER, H J; HOPKINS, T H; JONES, H A; KEELY, E R; KEHOE, *; MADDISON, C H; MARAS, A; McADAM, C; MOELLER, *; O'MALEY, F K; SWINBURNE, E; WHITE, A; WILLIAMS, F S J; WONSON, A M; WORDEN, J.


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