AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
24 DECEMBER 1915
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
LIST OF OFFICERS for 2nd Reinforcements
The following are the names of the officers of the second reinforcement for the New Zealand Expeditionary Force:-
Commander: Lt Col E R BOWLER, 7th Southland Mtd Rifles
Auckland Mtd Rifles Regt: Capt H S WHITEHORN, late honorary captain, Commonwealth Military Forces.
Canterbury Mtd Rifles Regt: Capt G S S HARDY, 8th South Canterbury Mtd Rifles.
Otago Mtd Rifles Regt: Lieut F M TWISLETON, Poverty Bay Squadron, Legion of Frontiersmen: Lt E S PERRY, 7th Southland Mtd Rifles
Wellington Mtd Rifles Regt: Major W F LEVIN
Auckland Infantry Batt.: Lt H G RICHARDSON, Coast Defence Detachment, 3rd Auckland Regt (Countess of Ranfurly's Own).
Canterbury Infantry Batt.: Lt L J GIBBS, 13th North Canterbury & Westland Regt
Otago Infantry Batt.: Major G MITCHELL, 8th Southland Regt
Wellington Infantry Batt.: Major A B CHARTERS, 17th Ruahine Regt
Signal Company: Lt H C MACKENZIE, unattached list (b)
Divisional Train (one company): Lt J B WHYTE, retired list
Army Pay Dept (at base): Capt S J BOLTON, Post & Telegraph Corps
NZ Army Service Corps: 2nd Lt G E ELIOTT
Howitzer Battery: Capt N S FALLA, B Battery, NZ Field Artillery
Field Artillery Brigade: Lt P B GREENHOUGH, Auckland Garrison Artillery
Two Mobile Veterinary Sections: Capt C S SIMPSON (No.1); Capt W G C SMITH (No.2)
NZ Chaplains: Rev C E O'H TOBIN; Rev G H GAVIN; Rev Angus MACDONALD; Rev Father Robert RICHARDS.
NZ Medical Corps: Major A C McKILLOP, R.A.M.C., Mtd Brigade Field Ambulance.
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