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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
12 SEPTEMBER 1918

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

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MASSEY, Acting Major F G, NZ Rifle Brigade, son of the Prime Minister of NZ, has been awarded the DSO for gallantry in action.

LIST OF AWARDS

Official list, with NOK, of New Zealanders who have had honour and awards conferred upon them, as specified 15 August from London:

BLACK, E R, Lieut, Military Cross – G Black, Gisborne; BARRETT, W, Tpr, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs W Barrett, Tirohanga, Opotiki; BARTELS, George, Tpr, Military Medal – H Bartels, Ohaupo; BRAY, W T, Sgt, Military Medal – Wife: Mrs E E Bray, Wellington; BURGESS, J W, L.Sgt, Military Medal – Sister: Mrs Jessie Burgess, Ashburton; BUTT, T H, Pte, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs E W Butt, Wolverhampton, England; CANTOR, William, Pte, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs Debora Decker, London; CLARK, A S, Cpl, Military Medal – Sister: Mrs M Wilson, 37 Bell St, Remuera; CLARK, J P, Tpr, Distinguished Conduct Medal – Father: J Clark, Waiau **; COCHRANE, R, Sgt, Military Medal – Sister: Mrs E Jenkins, Wellington; CORBETT, A, Rfm, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs C Corbett, care Mrs Seabury, Rotorua; CRAWFORD, A G R, Lieut , Military Cross – Mrs I C Crawford, Aurora Tce, Wellington; CUNNINGHAM, A J, Rfm, Military Medal – Father: R Cunningham, Kelty, Fife; DIAMANTI, R J, Tpr, Military Medal – Father: L Diamanti, Pier Hotel, Nelson; DOHERTY, P G, 2nd Lieut, Military Cross – Father: C Doherty, Tinwald; DUFF, A, Rfm, Military Medal – R Duff, Irwell, Canterbury; FLOOD, James, Pte, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs J Flood, St Albans, Christchurch; GOING, L R, Cpl, Military Medal – Father: Joseph Going, Kamo; GREEN, W J, Cpl, Military Medal - Mother: Mrs M A McHardy, Hastings; HARRIS, C J, 2nd Lieut, Military Cross – Wife: Mrs R Harris, Waitara; HILL, E, Rfm, Military Medal – Father: C E Hill, Karaka, Runciman; HOOPER, A G, Sgt, Distinguished Conduct Medal – Father: C Hooper, Makarau, Auckland **; HOPKINS, Edward, Cpl, Military Medal – Father: E D R Hopkins, Ashburton; JOHNSON, M E Lieut , Bar to Military Cross – Father: J C Johnson, Kauri, Whangarei; LEWIS, A, L.Cpl, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs I Lewis, Tahuna, Morrinsville; LYFORD, L, Rfm, Military Medal – Mrs E Lyford, Midhurst; LYLIAN, H D, Tpr, Military Medal – Wife: Mrs Jean Lylian, Te Parae, Tolaga Bay; LYLIAN, H D, Tpr, MM, French Croix de Guerre – Wife: Mrs Jean Lylian, Te Parae, Tolaga Bay; McCATHIE, D S, 2nd Lieut, Military Cross – W McCathie, Waiwera; McDOUGALL, C M, L.Cpl, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs J McDougall, Timaru; McGAHAN, James, Sig.Sgt, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs M McGahan, Tuakau, Auckland; McNAMARA, S A, Sgt, Distinguished Conduct Medal – Father: J McNamara, Ngawha, Bay of Islands **; NESBITT, D D , Tpr, Distinguished Conduct Medal – Mother: Mrs E Nesbitt, 89 Victoria St, Auckland **; PARKER, T J, Pte, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs J R C Parker, Gisborne; PEGG, H A, T.Cpl, Military Medal – Mrs K A Pegg, Wellington; RADCLIFFE, Basil, Rfm, Military Medal – Father: W H Radcliffe, Christchurch; ROBERTSON, Frederick, Sgt, Distinguished Conduct Medal – Father: F Robertson, Takaka **; ROBERTSON, R J, Spr, Military Medal – Father: J Robertson, 31 Elgin St, Grey Lynn; ST LEDGER, E W, Cpl, Medaille de Bronze – Wife: Mrs E St Ledger, Wellington; SUMMERHAYES, K A, Tpr, Military Medal – Mrs E Summerhayes, Seatoun, Wellington; TIMMINS, W, Cpl, Military Medal – Mother: Mrs A Leach, Onga Onga, Hawkes Bay; WARDER, H, Tpr, Military Medal – Aunt: Mrs F Nicholls, San Giovanni, Rotorua; WATSON, J W, Sgt, Military Medal – Mrs W Watson, Pukerimu, Cambridge

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NEW ZEALAND HONOURS

McMURRAY, Sgt, Rifle Brigade – Distinguished Conduct Medal **; RIDDETT, J, Battery Sgt Major, Field Art – Distinguished Conduct Medal **

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POSTHUMOUS AWARDS - [Presented to next of kin]

GAVIN, Ty Captain N J H, RAMC – Military Cross and Bar
KEIR, Captain J, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regt – Military Cross
TAIT, Lieut K J, Auckland Mounted Rifles – Military Cross


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