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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
08 JUNE 1916

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

Page 20

SMITH, Colonel G J, ex M.L.C., who leaves shortly for England to offer his services to the War Office, Was farewelled by officers of the Canterbury Garrison Club.

Page 21

THOMSON, Gunner J C, 13th Reinforcements, only s/o Mr J C Thomson, M.P. for Wallace, died at Greytown Hospital on Thursday.

KING’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS FOR NEW ZEALANDERS

ROBIN, Brig Gnl A W, C.B., CMG – Commandant of the NZ Military Forces, to be a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George (KCMG)

LANG, The Hon. F W, M.P. – Speaker of the House of Representatives, to be a Knight Bachelor (KB)

CULLEN, Mr J, commissioner of Police, to be a Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)

ALDERMAN, Lt Col Walter W – who prior to his departure from NZ held the post of acting brigade major of the Auckland Infantry Brigade – to be made Companion of St Michael & St George (CMG)

CHARTERS, Lt Col Alexander B - to be made Companion of St Michael & St George (CMG)

FENWICK, Lt Col P C, Canterbury - to be made Companion of St Michael & St George (CMG)

LUXFORD, Major J A, Methodist Chaplain, Auckland - to be made Companion of St Michael & St George (CMG)

AUSTIN, Major William S, 13th, North Canterbury & Westland, Reg – Distinguished Service Order.

AVERY, Major Henry E, NZ Staff Corps - Distinguished Service Order

GRIGOR, Lt Col Robert R, Otago Mounted Rifles – Distinguished Service Order

HURST, Major Herbert C, Canterbury Mounted Rifles - Distinguished Service Order

KING, Major George A, Maori Contingent - Distinguished Service Order

POWLES, Captain Guy NZ Staff Corps - Distinguished Service Order

WYMAN, Major Ralph, Auckland Mounted Rifles - Distinguished Service Order

HOLLAND, Captain – Military Cross

RICHMOND, Captain James M, NZ Staff Corps – Military Cross

STAINTON, Lieutenant William – Military Cross

FRANCIS, Sgt J, Auckland Infantry - Distinguished Conduct Medal

HENDERSON, Sgt A - Distinguished Conduct Medal

JENKINS, Sgt F, Divisional Train – Distinguished Conduct Medal

LITTLE, Sgt J, Otago Infantry - Distinguished Conduct Medal

MOOR, Sgt Major F, Army Medical Corps – Distinguished Conduct Medal

RHIND, Corporal H, Canterbury Infantry - Distinguished Conduct Medal

VARDNO, Private, Army Medical Corps - Distinguished Conduct Medal

CAMERON, Miss M (Nurse) – Royal Red Cross

McLEAN, Miss V (Nurse) – Royal Red Cross

TOOSE, Miss A (Nurse) – Royal Red Cross

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NEW ZEALANDERS SERVING WITH AUSTRALIAN FORCES
BURRELL, Pte B F S – returned to duty; COLLINS, Pte D – ill (2nd occasion); DUDLEY, Driver H T – returned to duty; EMERY, Pte F H – ill; KAY, L/Cpl A J – ill; PINEAHA, Pte P – killed in action; SCOTT, Gunner P – returned to duty; SPROAT, Sapper S – killed in action; VINCENT, Pte T – ill; WATERS, Pte W J H – returned to duty; WILLIAMS, Pte E A – returned to duty; WILSON, Sgt F – ill (2nd occasion)


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