AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
09 JANUARY 1919
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
NEW YEAR HONOURS
McGAVIN, Col D J, DSO, Med. Corps; MURRAY, Col D N W, DSO, Med. Corps
Officers of British Empire Order:
SHERA, Major L M, Engineers; PARKER, Major F W, ASC; HINDLEY, Capt F, Infantry; RIDDIFORD, Capt R, Infantry
CRAIG, Lt Col G, Med Corps; SHEPHERD, Lt N F, Infantry; FALCONER, Capt A S, Infantry; SOMMERVILLE, Major C, Artillery; JENNINGS, Major W J, Machine-gunners; WILSON, Major N R, Infantry; MILLIGAN, Major R G, Artillery; WILSON, Major R A, Art.
ROBINSON, Lieut C G H, eldest son of G W Robinson, Wellington, has been awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in the field.
Transport No.204 is due to arrive at Auckland shortly, the following are the officers included in the draft and the men who come from the Auckland Province.
BARTON, James Meffren, Capt, MC — Mrs E Barton, Christchurch; BREACH, Walter Archer, 2nd Lieut — W H Breach, Rakaia; CALDWELL, Kenneth Sholto, Major — R W B Caldwell, Wellington; CARTER, Katherine Mary, Sister — Miss R Carter, Netherton; CARTER, M A — Mrs M H Carter, Thames; CHOATE, Francis Henry, 2nd Lieut — Mrs F V Choate, Ashburton; CRONIN, Thomas J, Regt Sgt Major — Mrs B E Cronin, Hamilton; DAILEY, George Carlisle, Major, MC — W J Dailey, Waimate; DAVIES, Owen Yorke, Lieut — Mrs J Davies, Hokitika; DODGSHUN, Gordon Mawley, Capt — Mrs G M Dodgshun, Gisborne; DORRIZZIC, F — Mrs W J Baker, Auckland; FINCH, Hugh Earnshaw, Capt — Mrs M Finch, Auckland; HOWAT, Ralph Erskine, Lieut — E C Howat, Riverton; IVERACH, John Alexander Douglas, 2nd Lieut, MC — J Iverach, Temuka; KENNEDY, Alexander Smillie, 2nd Lieut — D Kennedy, Mosgiel; LAMOND, D W — R G Lamond, Auckland; LUMMIS, John A — Mrs J A Lummis, Ponsonby Road; LYNCH, O E — Mrs O Lynch, Newmarket; MALCOLM, Ralph, Lieut — J P Malcolm, Oamaru North; McCLURG, Douglas Wiremu, Capt, MC — Mrs J McClurg, Ashburton; McCORMACK, Augustine Philip, Capt — T McCormack, Dunedin; McPHERSON, John, Capt, OBE — J McPherson, Dunedin; McRAE, Kenneth B — Mrs F F McRae, Kamo, Whangarei; MONEY, Humphrey Churchill, Rev — Rev G E Money, England; MORISON, Lewis Allison, 2nd Lieut — Mrs S L Morison, Christchurch; MORRISON, Frank P — Mrs S T Parker, Mangaweka; MORROW, Thomas James, Capt — Mrs I J Morrow, Timaru; MOTHES, Frederick William, 2nd Lieut — Mrs K A Mothes, Wellington; O’CONNELL, William, 2nd Lieut — Miss C O’Connell, Invercargill; PRICE, Henry Wooles, 2nd Lieut, DCM — G Price, Thames; RENNIE, George Craib, 2nd Lieut — Mrs C Rennie, Westport; RHODES, Percy D — F Rhodes, Te Koroa, Mangonui; SCHAW, Ellen Iris, Sister — Mrs F Schaw, Aramoho; SHAW, James — Mrs C Shaw, Symonds St; SINCLAIR, Frederic George, 2nd Lieut, MC — Mrs V C Sinclair, Christchurch; SOAR, Frank B, Cpl — Mrs S Soar, Jervois Rd, Ponsonby; STEDMAN, Maurice Archibald, Lieut MC — Mrs M A Stedman, Christchurch; TAYLOR, Cuthbert Hargreaves, Lieut — Mrs G A Taylor, Wellington; WALKER, John, Lieut — A Walker, London; WATT, Margaret, Sister — A Watt, Palmerston; WAUGH, Thomas — Mrs W Waugh, Waihi; WILSON, George Selwyn, Lieut — E G Wilson, Christchurch
BEST, Cpl L R, aged 38, a returned soldier was found at the foot of the fire escape of Columbia Hotel, Wellington, with a skull fracture.
NARBEY, Major W F, has been awarded the Croix de Guerre for conspicuous gallantry.
STRONG, Rifleman A E, son of Mrs S E W Strong, Beresford St, Auckland, has been awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery in action.
ALLEN, L/Cpl A L, No.1 M G Section, 11th Reinforcements, son of Mr & Mrs E Allen, Cambridge, has been awarded the Military Medal.
ASHBY, Sgt Albert, youngest son of A Ashby, Te Kopuru, has been awarded the Military Medal for gallantry in the field.
BUCHANAN, Pte G H, son of J G Buchanan, Garden Tce, Devonport, has been awarded the Military Medal.
MANDERSON, Rifleman Percy, brother of Mrs W S Donaldson of Tangowahine, Northern Wairoa, has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.
BAXTER, Lieut A, Infantry — Bar to Military Cross; BROWN, Lieut A W, Machine-gun Corps — Bar to Military Cross; DALDY, Captain R, Engineers — Bar to Military Cross; DEMPSTER, Capt N N, NZMILITARY CROSS — Bar to Military Cross; FINLAYSON, Capt R, Mounted Rifles — Military Cross; HERRON, Rev D C, Chaplain — Bar to Military Cross; HUDDLESTON, Sister B N — Royal Red Cross; MILLER, Cpl D D — Meritorious Service Medal; NEWBOULD, Capt M G, Engineers — Bar to Military Cross; REID, Lieut S C, Mounted Rifles — Military Cross; RHODES, Capt A E, Mounted Rifles — Military Cross; SUTHERLAND, Lieut S, Mounted Rifles — Military Cross; TINGEY, Capt E, Maori Cont. — Bar to Military Cross; WALLS, Rev C, Chaplain — Bar to Military Cross; WHYTE, Capt A D, NZMILITARY CROSS — Bar to Military Cross
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