AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
06 JANUARY 1916
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
STAFF ON THE MAHENO
COLLINS, Col the Hon. W E, M.B.; DUTTON, Rev Daniel; GILLAM, Rev W E; INGLIS, Lt Col Tracy R, M.B.; McCAW, Capt W, M.B.; SEGRIEF, Rev T B; SIMPSON, Capt W H, M.D.; SLOANE, Capt A D, 5th Wgn Regt, Adjutant & Quartermaster; SPEDDING, Capt L A, M.B.; TOLHURST, Capt A M, M.D.
STAFF COMMISIONED FOR THE NEXT SIX MONTHS
BARCLAY, Capt W J, FRCS, DPH, Edinburgh
BERNAU, Major H F, MRCS England, LRCP London, NZMC
BETT, Capt F A, M.B., B.S., New Zealand
CHRISTIE, Major (temporary) J McNaughton, M.D. Glasgow, FRCS Edinburgh
CLARK, Capt A, FRCS, Edinburgh
DENNISTON, Capt Maurice, Adj. & Q/Mstr, NZ Garrison, Artillery Reserve
ELLIOTT, Lt Col J S, M.D., B.S. Edinburgh, NZMC
WILSON, Capt H M, B.S. Cantab., NZMC
When the Maheno left Wellington in July, the nursing staff comprised one Matron and nine Nurses. Arrangements were made in Egypt for the appointment of four more nurses and Nurses EDMISTON, GARRARD, McLEAN and CUMMING joined the staff. They have all returned with the ship. Nurses CUMMING, HAWKEN & LE GALLAIS were detailed for duty at the Auckland Hospital to assist in the care of the isolation cases. Nurses G MUIR and BURTON, who recently contracted enteric fever were admitted to the Auckland Hospital on Saturday and are progressing favourably.
The hospital ship Tahiti arrived recently at Port Chalmers:
BECK, Capt, DSO, in charge of the men; MacCORMICK, Capt. K, NZMC; McDONALD, Chaplain Capt M; NEWDICK, Nursing Sister, of Auckland
MEN FROM SAMOA
Twenty-six members of the Samoan garrison, 2 Army nurses and 11 half-caste Samoan recruits, arrived by the steamer Talune on Monday. Except for one case, the men of the garrison have returned for transfer or on expiry of their time of service. ATKINSON, Sister; AUKETELL, Pte; BENNETT, Pte; BLACKLAW, Pte; BLAKE, Pte; BURNS, Pte; CAMPBELL, Pte; DARBY, Pte; ERRIDGE-EVANS, Pte ; HALE, L/Cpl; HAMMOND, Pte; HARRISON, Pte; JEFFERY, Pte; LAWRENCE, Sgt; LEE, Pte; LUNN, Pte; LYNCH, Pte; MANDELL, Pte; MENCE, Pte; ORCHARD, L/Cpl; ORME, Sgt; POTTER, Pte; PREEN, Cpl; SMITH, Pte; STRONACH, Sister; WRIGHT, Pte. QUAINTON, L/Cpl invalided home.
TAYLOR, Pte Arthur Edward, E.Co., 9th Reinforcements, died at Trentham Hospital on New Years Day from cerebro-spinal meningitis, aged 24, s/o John Taylor, Whakapirau, North Auckland.
STUCKEY, Major Frederick, 6th Hauraki Co, AIB, Main Body of the NZEF A memorial tablet has been laid in the Nelson Cathedral in memory of the Major.
PATTERSON, F T The decomposed body of a soldier was found floating off Miramar Wharf, Wellington, on Monday. In one of the pockets was a camp pass bearing the name F T Patterson, New Zealand Rifles.
DIXON, Private William, Ninth Reinforcements, aged 35, who came from Dunedin, committed suicide in Trentham Hospital on Sunday. He was admitted a few days ago suffering from an apoplectic fit. While his attendant was getting tea for him he hanged himself. Verdict returned of suicide while temporarily insane, no blame being attached to anyone.
HELLABY, Lieut F A - Mentioned in Despatches Mentioned by Viscount FRENCH for favourable notice for gallant service in the field. He is one of four sons of Mrs A M Hellaby of Mountain Road, Auckland, who are on active service with the British Forces in France. Lt Hellaby is serving with the Devonshire Regt. During the tremendous fighting in Flanders some months ago he was Acting Commander of the defence of Hill 60 for six days.
ASHLEY, Robert J, Nelson St; BARKER, Michael, New Edendale Road; BETTRIDGE, Wm, Pitt Tce; BRICKELL, Wm E, Cardwell St, Onehunga; BUSSELL, Chas., Ponsonby Road; CARTER, Alex. K, Northborough Rd, Takapuna; CHALMERS, Alexander, Horopito; GRAHAM, Peter, Te Kuiti; HALL, Jos. H, Royal George Hotel; HARRIS, Arthur, Anglesea St; JESSON, Ernest H, Ngahape, Kihikihi; JOHNSON, Albert, Kiwi Rd, Devonport; KING, Stuart W, Queens Pde, Devonport; McDOWELL, Daniel C, c/o C.P.O.; MESSANT, David, Galatea; MOOREHOUSE, William, Waiuku; OCARROLL, Jos. A, Ohura; SKINNER, Wm C, Mokai; SLY, Lindsay W, ?New North Rd; STEERS, Oscar, Kaikohe; STEWART, Wm, College Hill; SUTTON, Leonard J B, Ascot Ave, Remuera; TILSLEY, Walter A, Rotorua; VINCENT, Joseph, Rangiriri; WARD, Wm R, Cook St; WATKINSON, Percy, Sherwood Rd; WHITE, Frederick C, Graham St; WINTER, Ernest A, Mercer; WRIGHT, Kenneth, Ngaruawahia.
Bronze tablet unveiled in St Peters Church, Takapuna, in memory of five young soldiers from the District who have been killed at Gallipoli:
BROWN, Pte Geoffrey; DODSON, Lieut Eric; FRATER, Lieut R A; GRIMWADE, Cpl L R; NORTHCROFT, L/Cpl H C.
AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES - New Zealanders serving with Australian troops
ARMSTRONG, Pte J A hospital Malta; CLARK, L/Cpl F W hospital Heliopolis; HAILWOOD, Pte C W KIA; KELLY, L/Cpl J E hospital Ghezireh; KNOWLES, W G hospital Malta; RAINES, Gnr P hospital Cairo; ROBINSON, Pte J J now out of danger; SALEK, Spr L ill; TAYLOR, Pte O wounded; WARD, L/Cpl, L G H -ill
NEWBOLD, Lieut M G, who returned from England on Tuesday on the Ruahine, has on at least two occasions been reported killed. He was wounded in the back of the head in July and sent to England. He hopes to return to the front immediately.
ALISON, H A Kings Parade, Devonport; ABBOTT, R c/o W Coltman, Queen Street; BLACKMAN, Thomas Kawhia; BRAIN, Alfred G Sussex Street; BRUCE, George F Runciman; BASSETT, Charles F Burleigh Street; BROWN, Henry Hobson Street; CARR, William Stanmore Road; CULLEN, Henry Y c/o C.P.O.; DYKE, Stanley O c/o C.P.O.; EVANS, Joseph T Houhora; FERGUSON, George F Kaeo; FRANCIS, Frederick W c/o C.P.O.; FLEMING, Wm Tokirima, King Country; HARNDEN, Arthur T Sarsfield Street; HARRIS, William, T Pakuranga; HARTY, R L Beach Road, Devonport; HEWLETT, Gordon Liverpool Street; HENDREY, James L Symonds Street; HUMPHREYS, Alexander Federal Street; IMPEY, Alfred S Gladstone Street; JAMES, G Roslyn Tce, Devonport; JONES, Norman L Taringamutu; KANE, A M New Bond Street; LAWLESS, Ernest J Scotia Place; LEE, Wm G Campbell Rd, Grey Lynn; LEGG, Reginald Great North Road; McDONALD, Hubert N Clarke Street; McDONALD, William J Patetonga; McCOWEN, Richard O Hinemoa, Alfred St; McKILLIP, Gordon Nelson Street; McLEAN, Alexander J Avondale; MALONE, Henry Manning Street; MANSEY, Bernard Kaeo; MATTHEWS, William J Fernley Street; MONSTEDT, John A Dominion Road; ONEILL, John Te Wera, Taranaki; OLNEY, S B Selwyn Street, Onehunga; PRINCE, Albert Great North Road; PULMAN, Jas. A Beach Rd, Devonport; QUEENIN, A Crescent Road, Birkenhead; RAYSON, E C Queen Street, Birkenhead; REID, William C c/o Winstone Ltd; ROWSELL, R B Domain St, Devonport; ROWLES, Thomas J Panmure; RICHARDSON, Alfred B Bombay; RYAN, Butler Hakaru; RYKERS, W B Albert Rd, Devonport; SHARP, Robert H Anglesea Street; SERGEANT, Henry V Waikumete; SOTNIKOFF, Paul A Parliament Street; STEWART, William Exchange Hotel; SMITHERS, George A Henderson; STREET, Charles A J Thames Hotel; TIERNEY, H J Campbell Road, Onehunga; THOMPSON, John M Mount Albert; WARDLEWORTH, T L Vauxhall Rd, Devonport; WOODS, Rueben Papatoetoe; YEARBURY, S L Liverpool St, Epsom.
EVANS, Joseph T Houhora; FERGUSON, Geo. F Kaeo; CLINTON, Ernest J Lawless Scotia Place; LEGG, Reginald Great North Road; McLEAN, Alexander J Avondale; MANSEY, Bernard Kaeo; ONEILL, John Te Wera, Taranaki; PRINCE , Alb Great North Road; QUEENIN, A Crescent Road, Birkenhead; REID, Wm C c/o Winstone Ltd; ROWSELL, R B Domain St, Devonport; TIERNEY, H J Campbell Road, Onehunga.
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