AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
13 DECEMBER 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
SOLDIERS RETURN HOME – Sick & wounded, NZEF
BOARDMAN, Pte F H, Oaonui, Taranaki; BRIGHTON, Pte J, Nightcaps, Invercargill; CHAMBERLAIN, Pte O T, Wellington; ELLISON, Pte C E, Lyall Bay, Wellington; FIELDS, Pte C P, Dunedin; HARRIS, Pte P F, Tepapapa
PARKER, Sgt J, Hastings and SIMPSON, Capt J C, RAMC, Westport Both have concluded two years service with Imperial Forces, have received their discharge and have returned to take up their residence in the Dominion.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
BRADLY, James, farmer, Whaupuhunga; CARLETON, James D, Onehunga; COE, F, sharemilker, Parawera; DUNN, Ernest C, farmer, Naumai; FITZPATRICK, V, storekeeper, Kihikihi; FORBES, James, farmer, Mauku; FORKETT, H, dairy farmer, Ohaupo; HORTEN, Ernest T, blacksmith, Birkenhead; KARL, A, farmer, Ohaupo; LE GRICE, Frederick E, engineer, Helensville; MARTIN, Archie, farmer, Paparoa; MATHER, Harold W, farmer, Glorit; McINTOSH, John, farmer, Pukeahua; MILLS, A F, farmer, Te Kawa; MOORE, G, Kinohaku; MURRAY, Thomas J, farmer, Pukekawa; NESBIT, E T, farm worker, Kawhia; PIGGINS, William, Eden Terrace; QUINN, James, farmer, Clevedon; RANLEY, J L, farm manager, Ohaupo; RICHARDSON, J E, farmer, Te Awamutu; ROGERS, T P, farmer, Kiokio; SCOTT, T W, Kinohaku; STONEY, Vivian B, farmer, Silverdale; WHITE, G B, farm manager, Pirongia; WRIGHT, George R, farmer, Patumahoe
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
ALEXANDER, Gilbert H, Clevedon; BAILEY, Ernest, foreman shipwright; BARTER, Richard, secretary, Am…..Society of Engineers; BELL, Bertram J, farmer, Kaiaua; BELL, Roland H, farmer, Kaiaua; FOUHY, Daniel, foreman, Canada Casing Co.; GRAHAM, James A, farmer, Pukekohe; HAMBLIN, Stephen C, Ponsonby; HIEATT, Frederick, farm labourer, Woodhill; HOLDEN, George W, sheetmetal worker; HOSKING, William C S, farmer, Waiuku; HUNT, Horace N, sheetmetal worker, Ponsonby; JACKSON, Samuel, fruiterer, Parnell; JONES, Samuel C, farmer, Kaukapakapa; JONES, William H, artist/farmer, Albany; KEALS, George W, farmer, Papakura; KELLAND, W H, farmer, Waipipi; KELLY, Clifford, Belgium Street; KNEEBONE, Harry; KNIGHT, Harry, Waiuku; LAIDER, Augustus, shirt cutter; LAUGHTON, Albert J, slaughterman, Grey Lynn; LAWRENCE, Melville W T, C1 reservist, Takapuna; LESTER, Howard N, C1 reservist, Morningside; LORD, Roy W, Dominion Road; MAGUIRE, Patrick E, dairy farmer, Ardmore; MARBECK, Alfred, Grey Lynn; MARTIN, William V, C1 reservists, Arch Hill; McGAFFIN, Nicholas, railway porter, Eden Terrace; MERRICK, Francis W, engineer; MOFFATT, John, Otahuhu; RICHARDS, Harry, chief cook on a cargo steamer; ROSS, Louis G, Ponsonby; SHAW, Thomas, farmer, Ness Valley; STERLING, David L, farm manager; WYMAN, Benson H, solicitor, Auckland.
De B BRANDON, Lieut A, M.C., D.S.O., of Wellington, who sustained a serious fracture of the leg while flying in Sussex, England, has recovered from his injury and returned to his Squadron.
FULTON, Major Robert V, temporary Lieut Colonel of the NZ Medical Corps, has been awarded the Colonial Auxilliary Forces Officers’ Decoration.
OFFICERS OF THE APARIMA
McDONALD, G, missing; ROGERSON, D, Chief Engr, missing; DANIEL, H, Chief Officer, Auckland, missing; MACKIE, J, Capetown, missing; DALGLIESH, G S, had left ship before the ill-fated sailing; VIPAN, Mr, 2nd Engr; 5th Engineer; 7th Engineer
HEMPHILL, Captain H C, late adjutant 3rd Battalion, Camel Brigade, has been appointed second in command of the 4th Anzac Battalion and promoted to the rank of Major as from 2 August. The Brigade took part in the hard fighting around Gaza in March and April. Before enlistment he was a clerk for Whangarei County Council.
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