AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
29 APRIL 1915
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
CHAMBERLAIN, Tpr Charles Samuel, aged 26, 3rd, Auckland, Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, Main Expeditionary Force. Died last Wednesday as a result of an attack of measles. NOK: Father, Charles Chamberlain, Ponui Island, Auckland.
Page 18 REINFORCEMENTS – Auckland
ANDAS, T; ARNEIL, J C; BEER, W H; BOYD, K; COSTELLO, J; CROSSLAND, E G; EDMOND, P; ESSERY, E G; FASS, R A; FERGUSSON, F B; FOLLAS, F S; GALLAGHER, A W; GOODWIN, F; HELDT, E R; LATTER, J; MAY, J C; McEWEN, L C; NICHOLAS, E O; PERCEVAL, H; RICHARDSON, W R; ROBERTSON, W; ROBSON, A S; SCOTT, E; SHOVE, H; STAYTE, E O; WHITE, A; WILLOTT, P R; WOOLNOUGH, H;
Selected as non-commissioned officers for the extra reinforcement draft of the NZEF
ARMSTRONG, J; BONGARD, J L; CLARK, O R; COLTMAN, C W; COSTELLO, J; CRANG, C H; GALLAGHER, A W; GEORGE, S T; GOLLOP, W; GREEN, N N P; HELDT, E R; LONSDALE, W; MACKY, N L; MARKS, R; MARSACK, C C; MOORE, E B; MOORE, G H; PETHBRIDGE, W T; PROBERT, S B; PURKIS, R C; REEVE, W A C; SAUNDERS, G; SEXTON, A C A; WILLOTT, P R; WOOLLATT, A; YARDLEY, H H;
Page 18 DEATHS IN MAIN BODY
BIGWOOD, L/Cpl Percy, Auckland Infantry Battn, died 23 April of pneumonia, aged 33. NOK: Mrs Bigwood [nee Carrie MOORE], Melbourne.
ANGUS, Pte M, Hawkes Bay Squadron, Wellington Mounted Rifles, died of measles and bronchitis on 23 April. NOK: Father, J Angus, Havelock North.
HARVEY, Gunner William H, died at sea on 16 April....ex National Bank. NOK: Father, H P Harvey, Dunedin.
Page 18 MORE TROOPS FROM SAMOA per 'Atua'
5th Wellington Regt - ALLAN, Pte A W; DUFF, Sgt W J; FINN, Cpl J; HARDEN, Pte G S T; LEESE, Pte H G; McCALL, Cpl J H; MITCHELL, Pte D H; SMITH, L/Cpl A B; THOMPSON, L/Cpl J;
3rd Auckland Regt - GARLAND, Pte J G; HANNA, Pte B J ;
Railway Engineers - HIDDLESTONE, Spr J; HENDERSON, Pte J R
Page 21 REINFORCEMENTS - SPECIAL INFANTRY DRAFT
ALLAN, J E W; AUSTIN, C H; BAILEY, M J; BASLEY, R A; BATTY, W; BAYES, C W; BESANT, L H; BILLETT, F W; BRADY, F J; BRIDELE, F W; BROWN, A E; BUCKINGHAM, C; BUCKLEY, A E; BURBGERRY, F C; CARLYON, S J; CLARK, D E; CLEMENTS, J; COGTHLAN, H E; CORCORAN, M; COWAN, F W; CULLEN, J; DAVIES, A W O; DOBSON, J; FOSTER, T; GASPARICH, E A; GLEDHILL, V; GODLEY, R; GRIFFITHS, G; GUNDERSON, R W; HAGUES, C D; HALLOWAY, N A; HANNIGAN, J S; HARDING, W L; HARRIS, J; HASTD, R C (sic); HAUGHEY, E C; HIBBERD, E G; HUSBAND, H A; HUTCHISON, S; KINSELLA, W; JENKINSON, C; KELLY, W; LEIGHTON, R; LEITH, C E; LENIHAN, T E; LINDER, F S; MARTIN, F; MATIESON, H B; McHUGH, J; McINTOSH, J; McLEELY, D; McNEICE, R H; MOODY, G F; MOSCROFT, H F; NATHAN, J; NODIN, E; NOMM, A; PARKER, E H; PENNALLIGEN, A J; PHILLIPS, F S; POLLOCK, J; POSS, G; ROAWN ?ROWAN, J R; ROBERTSON, A B; ROGERS, H A; RYAN, J; SHAND, W; TAYLOR, E G; TREVISSUK, W L; TUTT, K T; VEALE, A A; WALTON, O; WARNES, B W; WATTS, R T; WILLIS, C; WILLIS, G S; WRIGHT, D A; WRIGHT, S.
HUMPHRIES, L/Cpl (acting Sgt) Cecil F G, of Christchurch, attached to the 1st Manchester Regt, Indian Expeditionary Force, awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Son of Mrs A R Rowse of Mataura.
HUMPHRIES, Cecil F G, Lance-Corporal (Acting Sergeant), 1st Manchester Regt, Indian Expeditionary Force, ex Christchurch, s/o Mrs A R Rowse, Mataura........this coveted distinction which was awarded for gallantry at the battle of Givenchy on Dec 20 & 21, when the Indian force was hard pressed...... wounded at the recent battle of Neuve Chapelle and is now in hospital at Sevenoaks.
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Infantry - ANDREWS, J; BURKE, C E; BUSH, E; CAMPBELL, J A; CRAWFORD, J; DAVIDSON, H; GIBB, H R; HOWARD, S H; JENKINS, S; JULL, H J; MacLACHLAN, A; MARKHAM, J G; McKELL, A H; NOBLE, R J; PERRY, W J; QUINLAN, C P; RICE, S D; SCHMIDT, G H; SKEEN, R W; SMITH, W H; SOWERBY, T S; TRAVIS, H; WONSON, A M.
Page 32 MEN IN SAMOA
CROUCHER, Wireless Sgt R; FINCH, Pte W A; HEASLEY, Cpl W J; MACKIE, Lieut C; REEVES, Tpr N; ROBERTS, Bugler H J; Pte.TAYLOR, Pte A J
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