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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
07 FEBRUARY 1918

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

Page 16

DECORATIONS

DOBSON, Major D – Military Cross
SENIOR, Captain C H A – Military Cross
STEWART, Sgt Reuben – Medaille Militaire
STUART, Sgt John – Military Medal
WALKER, Major W A

Page 20

NEW ZEALANDERS KILLED IN ACTION

COOKE, E Claude, Medical Corps, 18 January – son of H G COOKE, Whangarei
COOKE, Austin - son of H G COOKE, Whanarei
HUGHES, Cpl Robert F A, 8 May 1915 Gallipoli – son of James Hughes, Conrass, Canvastown
NEWDICK, Pte John H, Artillery, 5 November – son of Mrs P Newdick, Great North Rd, Grey Lynn
STAYTE, Sgt Ernest Oliver, 31 yrs, Rifle Brigade – son of Mrs E Stayte, Pukekohe

APPEALS BY RESERVISTS

ALLEN, Thomas D, chief order clerk, R & W Hellaby; BAKER, Thomas, Richmond Road; CAMPBELL, Archibald, Grey Lynn; CLARK, Thomas, farmer, Tuakau.; DUKE, Joseph W, Avondale; FOX, Eric O, soldier; JOHNSON, Robert J, mechanical instructor, NZ; MITCHELL, Percy C, commercial traveller, A J Entrican & Co.; McALEER, Andrew, builder, Mangere; MUDFORD, William J, sail & tent-maker, Grey Lynn; PAUL, John, jr, farmer, Ahuroa; PENNY, Victor G, fireman, Ponsonby; PERCY, Robert, farmer, East Tamaki; SIVERWRIGHT, William G, blacksmith, Howick; WALKER, William, baker, Ellerslie; WESTON, Jack, electrical engineer, Mt Eden; WHITEFORD, William J, clerk, Eden Tce.

Page 47

Three soldiers returned to the Dominion from England this week:
JEWETT, Private J, Dunedin, invalided; McDONALD, Gunner R H, Thames, returned on duty; KING, Gunner H C, Christchurch, returned on duty.

Page 48

N Z HONOURS – Military Crosses - with Next of Kin

BREWSTER, R C, Captain – Mother: Mrs I Brewster, New Plymouth
FARQUHAR, A, 2nd Lieut – Father: J Farquhar, Fairlie
GRAY, C A, 2nd Lieut – Father: G Gray, Sheffield.
GRAY, G H, Captain – Wife: Mrs E Gray, Blenheim
GRAY, R N, 2nd Lieut – Father: R L S Gray
HINES, J N, Lieut – Mother: Mrs M Magee, Remuera Rd, Auckland.
HUNTER, A C, Lieut – Mother: Mrs E G Hunter, Katikati
JOHNSTON, H, Lieut – Wife: Mrs E S Johnston, Taihape
McAULEY, D, Lieut – Mrs C M McAuley, Caversham
MITCHELL, R F, Captain – D Mitchell, Dunedin
PIERCE, J, Lieut – Mrs E Pierce, Stratford

Lieut HINES is the only son of Mrs M Magee. He was born in Sydney and educated at Auckland Grammar School and later worked in insurance in Auckland. Prior to the war he was engaged in insurance agency work in Suva. He left as a 2nd Lieutenant in charge of the Signalling Corps, 13th Reinforcements. He was detailed for special training in London and joined the 7th Reinforcements as Signalling instructor on Salisbury Plain. He then went to France and was despatch riding when he fractured his wrist. On 3 December last, he was wounded in the right thigh and is presently in Brockenhurst Hospital.

APPEALS BY RESERVISTS

Auckland:
BARNABY, butcher, Kingsland; BIRLEY, Gladstone, contractor, Mt Albert; BLAKE, Thomas, farmer, East Tamaki; BURTON, Edward L, Beckham Place; EDLINGTON, Harry, farmer, Razorback; FITZPATRICK, John W, farmer, Pakuranga; GREENHEAD, John H, bakery manager; JOHNSON, Robert J, mechanical instructor, Flying School, Kohimarama; SCHLAEPER, Walter, farmer, Pukekohe.


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