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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
07 JUNE 1917

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

Page 19

APPEALS BY RESERVISTS - Auckland

BLAND, John – farmer, Buckland
BOLER, Samuel – farmer, Tauhoa
BOOTE, Frederick C – Saddlery manufacturer, Princes Street
CRAWFORD, Albert – storekeeper/butcher, Onewhero
FULTON, Dynes – farmer, Tuakau
GRAY, Robert Hector – pupil at NZ Flying School
HILL, Montgomery J – saddler
HOSKING, Wm C S – farmer, Waiuku
HUDSON, Wm G – Master of scow Tuahine, Manukau Harbour
HUNT, Richard – monumental mason
JONES, Edwin J – boot-maker
LITHERLAND, John C – storeman
MAHEY, Alexander J – farmer, Maramarua
McCLINTOCK, Wm – Pukekohe
ROGERS, Thomas J – farmer, Puhi

Page 21

COMMISSIONS GRANTED

Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on probation, 31st Infantry Reinforcements

RAINES, Sgt H J; FINLAYSON, QMS J; NICHOLAS, Sgt L R; ROSS, Sgt Major D – Engr Reinf..

Page 25

MILITARY DECORATIONS BESTOWED BY THE KING

Military Cross:
MEWETT, Capt James – NOK: Mr J Mewett, Tangiteroria

Military Medal & Bar:
SIMMERS, Sgt R – NOK: Mr G H Simmers, Timaru

Military Medal:
McQUEEN, Sgt Major A – NOK: Mrs A L McQueen, Maungatapere, Whangarei
BRIGHT, Pte W – Mr G Bright, Stanley St, Arch Hill
HOUGH, Pte R – NOK Mrs J Russell, Chatham Island
JEFFREY, Pte R – NOK: Mrs A J Jeffrey, Kaikorai, Dunedin

Royal Red Cross:
BUCKLEY, Sister Annie – NOK: Mrs B A Buckley, Waimate
DAVIES, Sister Kathleen – NOK: Mrs E A Davies, c/o Captain Davies, Wellington Harbour Board
SPEEDY, Sister Fanny – NOK: Mrs G Speedy, Dannevirke

Page 44

NEW ZEALAND AWARDS

Military Cross:
BARROWCLOUGH, Capt H E, NZ Rifles – NOK: Father – A E Barrowclough, Havelock
CHILCOTT, Lieut – NOK: Mother – Mrs M V Chilcott, Burgess Rd, Devonport
COLLINS, Lieut - NOK: Wife – Mrs R J Collins, Greymouth
DITTMER, Lieut – NOK: Father – A H Dittmer, Te Ru
HARPER, Lieut – NOK: Father – George Harper, Christchurch
KETTLE, Capt, D – Napier
McDONALD, Lieut S
McQUEEN, Lieut J M
MORGAN, Capt F H – Wgtn Inf.
PALMER, Sgt Major – NOK: W J Palmer, England
POTVINE, Lieut – NOK: Mother – Mrs Potvine, London
PURDY, Capt E G – NZ Staff Corps
SHORT, Capt A V, NZMC – NOK: W S Short, Wellington
SIMMONS, Lieut H, NZ Engrs
STILLWELL, Lieut – NOK: E F Stillwell, Wellington St, Mt Albert
WALKER, Lieut M – NOK: T Walker, Dunedin
WHYTE, Capt H
WILLIAMS, Lieut E – NOK: Mrs E J Williams, Peel Forrest, Hawkes Bay
WRIGHTSON, Capt R W – NOK: R B Wrightson, Suffolk

Page 48

PROMOTIONS

WILSON, R A, Royal Siege Artillery (Imperial Forces) in France – appointed to Major in Charge of a Battery which has been serving in battle at Arras. Major Wilson has been only 8 months at the front, s/o Sir James Wilson.


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