AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
10 MAY 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
BOYD, Bugler William, a returned soldier, Main Body Expeditionary Force, died at Auckland Hospital on Wednesday after a long illness. He was wounded in the head during the landing at Gallipoli, later suffering shrapnel wounds in the leg which necessitated his return to NZ. He was in hospital from February 1916 until his death. He is the son of William BOYD, Northcote St, North Sydney.
RESERVISTS’ APPEALS — Dargaville
ANDERSON, P J; BRADLEY, Steven; CHADWICK, E; DOXEY, S; EDDY, W E; GOGGIN, Patrick; HAMMOND, R B; HANSON, C E; LAW, D G; McDONALD, M J; McKENZIE, Alexander; NELSON, B H; SIMPSON, John W M; SMITH, F E; SOLOMON, Shek.
BANKS, Capt G B, NZSC — temporary Major while employed as Camp Quartermaster, Featherston, from 4 April 1917
WALLINGFORD, Capt J A, NZEF — struck off strength and absorbed into the establishment of the NZ Staff Corps. Attached to General Staff for musketry duties at HQ, temporary rank of Major whilst so employed. From 30 April 1917.
HILL, Capt J C, NZEF — appointed Provost Marshall to the Force under the department of the Adjutant General with HQ at Wellington, 11 April 1917
PELTY, Capt P N, NZASC — transferred to 26th ASC Reinforcement
SALT, Lieut J G — appointed O/C, NZ Army Service Corps
ISBISTER, Lieut C — to be O/C of Supplies
McDOWELL, 2nd Lieut R — to be Assistant Supply Officer, Featherston Camp
RECIPIENTS OF THE DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL
CHADWICK, Sgt J, Wellington Mounted Rifles
CREED, Cpl W H P, Canterbury Mounted Rifles
O’BRIEN, Sgt M J, Canterbury Mounted Rifles
BROWN, Pte W S, Wellington Infantry; FORD, Pte M, Otago Infantry; MACQUIRE, L/Cpl T F, Wellington Infantry; MULLIGAN, Sgt A S, NZ Medical Corps; PARSONS, Pte T W, NZ Medical Corps; PHILSON, L/Cpl G H, NZ Medical Corps.
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APPEALS BY RESERVISTS - Auckland
BUTLAND, Edward, Fish curer; CHURCHOUSE, John H F, orchadist, Greenhithe; DENIZE, Albin L, farmer, Waiuku; HUGHES, Abraham N, farmer, Kaipara Flats; HUMPHRIES, Richard, farmer, Mt Roskill; McRAE, Roderick A, farmer, Kaipara; REID, Richard D, wood/coal carrier, Union St; ROBERTS, Thomas, blacksmith, Takapuna; ROGERS, G B, farmer, Bombay; STEWART, John W, Auckland; WADE, Walter A, farmer, Whitford.
HARRISON, John Edward, carrier, Kingsland; STEWART, David A, farmer/milk supplier, Mt Albert: SWINDLEY, Henry Edward, steward, Upper Nelson St
MEDICAL & DENTAL OFFICERS — Appointments etc
NZ Medical Corps -
To be Captains (temp.) while doing duty with the NZEF:
BETT, D H B, MRCS Eng., LRCP Lond. — 11 April 1917
HODGSON, R G K, M.B., B.S., NZ Univ. — 12 April 1917
MILLER, J, LRCS Edin., LRCP Edin., LFPS Glasg. — 11 April 1917
REID, J, M.B., B.S. — 11 April 1917
STEPHENSON, R S, M.B., M.S. — 4 April 1917
To be Lieutenants:
DAVIES, C A R, M.B., Ch.B. — 11 April 1917
GIBSON, H R, M.B., Ch.B., NZ — 5 April 1917
HARRIS, R, M.B., Ch.B., NZ — 11 April 1917
WELLS, J R, M.B., Ch.B., NZ — 4 April 1917
NZ Dental Corps:
HURSTHOUSE, W R - Lieutenant (temp. Captain) granted temp. Major 5 April 1917
WINSTONE, E C - Lieutenant (temp. Captain) granted temp. Major 5 April 1917
Lieutenants (temp.) Captains, 5 April 1917:
ALLISON, H K; CUDDIE, T P; DONALDSON, D V; FUSSELL, F N; GRAY, C G; HAYWOOD, L P; JOHNSTON, R F; LITCHFIELD, M K; MOFFETT, C O; NICOLSON, J S; NOAKES, L N G; PHILLIPS, R O; STOCKER, G K I; SUTTON, R I; WYKES, C.
No.4 GROUP, 29th REINFORCEMENTS
ANDERSON, L A C; APPLEBE (sic), E P; ARMSTRONG, C T; AUSTINS, G O; BOARD, S; BONNER, C; BRUCE, D L; BULL, F C; BULLOCK, D; BULLOCK, E; CALLAGAN, A H; CLEMENTS, J J; CUBIS, W H; DUCK, J; FRASER, C J; FREW, A; GILMORE, D; GRAY, N M; HALL, A; HARRIS, W B; HEDLEY, S; HIGGS, W J; HOUGHTON, H; JORDAN, W J; KELLY, J R; KENT, R; LITTLE, W T; LOCKHEAD, D R; LOVETT, W G; MACAULAY, J; MAWHINNEY, L; McBURNEY, W J; McCUBBIT, J C C; McLAY, P; MEXTED, L C; MILLER, H; MORRAN, J; MULGREW, A; MULLIONS, J P; NICHOLSON, P H; OGIER, R; PARTINGTON, A; PATTERSON, S L; PEACH, W; PHILLIPS, G H; PHILLIPS, T; POTTER, J H; PRIEST, R H; RAYE, T; RIGBY, J; RUNDLE, W J R; SMITH, Chas; SMITH, E; STUART, J; TAYLOR, E B R; TENNET, M R; WALLIS, J T; WOODCOCK, C.
NCO’s — D BOCKETT; W H JOHNSON; H WARE; A N WILLIS.
INVALIDED SOLDIERS — AUCKLAND
ALDRED, Capt M — farmer, Auckland; BEACHAM, Saddler Sgt — farmer, Nth Auckland; BENNETT, Major A — farmer, Bay of Plenty; BLACKIE, Sgt A S — draper, Auckland; CLARK, H — jockey, Auckland; DASSLER, C — farmer, Te Awamutu; DUNN, E — carrier, Taumarunui; FINLAYSON, A — farmer, Kamo; MAXWELL, D — labourer, Hokianga; McNAMARA, F — labourer, Auckland; PAICE, J — shirt cutter, Auckland; PALMER, Cpl D — farm hand, Pokeno; PASCOE, Sgt W — linesman, Onehunga; RYAN, M — carrier, Auckland; STUBBS, C — linesman, Te Awamutu; WALKER, F E — farmer, Remuera.
SPECIAL MEDICAL BOARD
HOTOP, Capt F R, M.B., F.R.C.S. Eng; McEVEDY, Capt P F, M.B., B.S., Lond.; ROBERTSON, Capt (temp Major)J H G, M.B., B.S., N.Z.; ROGERS, Major J E, M.S., M.D., Edin; TROTTER, Major N G, M.S., M.D., Edin..
OFFICERS ON ACTIVE SERVICE
Commands & Staff:
Major (temp. brig-gnl) F E JOHNSTON, C.B., relinquishes the command of the 1st NZ Infantry Brigade and to command the NZ Infantry Reserve Group, England. 14 Feb 1917.
Lieut Col (temp. brig-gnl) W G BRAITHWAITE, CMG, DSO, p.s.o., Royal Welsh Fusiliers, resumes command of 2nd NZ Infantry Brigade. 22 Feb 1917.
Major J E DUIGAN, p.s.o.s., general staff officer third grade NZ Div, to be general staff officer second grade 6th Corps. 15 Feb 1917.
Major N W B B THOMS, M.C., NZ Staff Corps, to be general staff officer third grade NZ Div. 27 Feb 1917.
Lieut Col (temp. colonel) C H J BROWN, DSO, to command the 1st NZ Infantry Brigade and is granted the temp rank of brig-general whilst so employed. 14 Feb 1917.
Major R C ALLEN to be lieut-colonel and to command a battalion. 14 Feb 1917
2nd Lieut W R LANG to be Lieutenant. 21 Jan 1917
Major A G McKENZIE, DSO, to temp. command a battalion and is granted the temp rank of Lieut-Colonel whilst so employed. 6 Jan 1917.
The undermentioned are taken on the strength (29 Jan 1817) BAKER, Capt V H; COLLETT, Capt H C; ROBINSON, Major W L, NZ Staff Corps
The undermentioned 2nd Lieuts to be Lieutenants:
HOLLIS, E, 22 Jan 1917; VINCENT, T G, 12 Jan 1917
Lieut (temp Capt) J G McCALLUM to be captain. 1 Nov 1916
The undermentioned to be Lieuts. 1 Nov 1916:
2nd Lieut (temp. Lieut) H C HEMPHILL; 2nd Lieut (temp Lieut) R S PRIEST
The undermentioned lieutenants to be captains. 25 Jan 1917 DUNN, R W; DUNNETT, J C; ELLIS, P J, M.C.; GOLDEN, W R; JOPHIN, C H G (temp. Capt); McKENZIE, J G; MILLIGAN, R G; REED, F W; WHYTE, H H (temp. Capt).
The undermentioned 2nd Lieutenants to be Lieutenants. 25 Jan 1917 DOWNEY, J M T; GARNER, J E L; IBBOTSON, W; SOAR, F C; STALLARD, F J W (temp Lieut); WINKLER, E R (temp. Lieut).
FOOTE, Sgt H A — to be 2 Lieut supernumerary to establishment. 27 Jan 1917
THOMPSON, Lt N — to be captain. 11 Jan 1917
BUCHANAN, 2 Lt R H to be Lieutenant. 24 Feb 1917
HAYHURST, Lt H H is granted the temp rank of Captain. 1 Jan 1917
Army Service Corps:
ANDERSON, Lt F H, to be Captain. 15 Feb 1917; CAHILL, J W H, 5/100 SSM to be 2 Lt supernumerary to establishment. 25 Feb 1917; CRUMM, Lt S H, is granted temp rank of Captain. 1 Jan 1917
The undermentioned captains to be majors. 31 Jan 1917
BAIGENT, C V A, M.B.; HAROUS, C E, M.B. (temp.major); TROTTER, A M, M.B.; WITHERS, R L, M.B.
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