AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
14 JUNE 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
McGILL, James, a returned soldier, died at Porirua Mental Hospital on 5 June 1917 — inquest.
PROMOTION OF NON-COM. OFFICERS TO PROBATIONARY 2nd LIEUTENANTS, 26TH REINFORCEMENTS
ARNOLD, A J, Sgt, E Co; CAMERON, E, Sgt, E Co; CLARK, S O, Sgt, B Co; COOK, H S, Sgt, G Co; COUSINS, P S, Sgt, A Co; DUNN, S H, Sgt, J Co; GILLINGHAM, S E, Sgt, F Co; HARMAN, R S Dell., Sgt, G Co; HODGES, S C, Sgt, E Co; HOLDEN, V W, Sgt, A Co; HOWDEN, D, Sgt, H Co; MARSHALL, F, Sgt, A Co; MARSHALL, H T, Sgt, J Co; McLACHLAN, N, Sgt, B Co; OíSULLIVAN, L D, Sgt, F Co; PEARCE, J J L, CSM, Specialist Co.; PRATT, C G, Sgt, F Co; RHINESMITH, A M, Sgt, D Co; RYDER, H M S, Sgt, A Co; SIMPSON, J R, Sgt, J Co; SMITH, A, Sgt, H Co; STOKES, J E, Sgt, D Co; SUNDERLAND, R, Sgt, B Co; THOMPSON, L S, Sgt, H Co; THOMSON, H J M, Sgt, F Co; WALSMLEY, S B, Cpl, Engrs Reinf.; WILLIAMS, H C, Sgt, F Co; WYATT, S J, Sgt, H Co.
Over 140 men from the Ambulance Camp at Awapuni reached Wanganui at 4 oíclock Friday afternoon after marching 54 miles in two days. It is believed to be a record for NZ, if not Australasia. Major DUDLEY, Camp Commandant, was in charge of the column.
EARLY, Mary and Mary McBETH, have been awarded the Royal Red Cross (2nd Class) in Petrograd.
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APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
ARTHUR, E V, Te Aroha; BELLAMY, W, Waikino; BERRY, F, Komata North; BOGGS, G R, Karangahake; BROWN, A E B, Putaruru; BROWN, E G, Hinuera; COLE, AT; COOK, Alfred, Morrinsville (Mrs M Cook on his behalf); CRONIN, H H, Mangawaru; CUMMINGS, O, Waikino; DICKIE, W W, Walton; FREEMAN, R, Omokoroa; FUGILL, C, Waihi (G F Fugill on his behalf); FUGILL, J E, Te Aroha; GIBSON, J, Thames; GORDON, A C, Waitekauri; HICKSON, W, Thames; HOSKING, F W, Matamata; JENNINGS, A, Thames; JONES, A J, Paeroa; JONES, W F, Wharepoa; JUSKELL, J P, Waihi; KANE, W J, Wharepoa; KIRK, H S, Hinuera; LATTA, L W G, Opotiki; LEE, J F, Atiamuri; MABEY, A E, Morrinsville; MacARTHUR, J W, Mangatapu; MAHER, T, Turua; MAHER, William, Hauraki Plains; MARX, B, Ngarua; McCORMICK, A H, Komata; McLEAN, F W, Whakatane; McLEAN, M M, Waitoa; MOORE, R, Opotiki; MOXHAM, J G, Tatuanui; MOYLAN, James, Paeroa (Mrs J Moylan on his behalf); MURLAND, G, Waitakauri; NEEDHAM, A, Morrinsville; NICOL, E J, Elstow; PATERSON, J F, Waihi; PIVOTT, Wm, Ngongataha; PRIEST, William J, Waihou (W H Priest on his behalf); PURSLEY, J E, Pongakawa; RHODES, A J, Te Teko; ROSS, J K, Pipiroa; ROSS, J, Ngarua; RUSSELL, E, Tirau; SAUNDERS, G S, Netherton; SHEEHAN, J, Te Aroha; SILVA, G W, Tauranga; SMITH, H S, Gordon; SOUTHON, H, Patetonga; SPARKE, H L, Waihi; STANLEY, O, Matamata; THOMSON, P E L, Te Aroha West; WALL, S, Tokoroa; WALLS, H T, Taihoa; WALMSLEY, W H, Paeroa; WHITE, E D, Patetere; WRIGHT, J, Paparimu.
BLACK, Frederick, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); BURNETT, Albert G, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); COFFEY, James M, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); DAVIES, Joseph, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); DOHERTY, Samuel, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); DRINKWATER, William T, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); GRANT, Alfred H, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); JACKSON, Andrew; LATTA, Joseph K, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); MAYERS, William H, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); McDOUGALL, John, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); McPHERSON, Donald, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); NEWTON, Frederick H, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); NOLAN, John M, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); POWLE, George M, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); RICKARDS, Norman K, dairy farmer, Hunua; ROGERS, Francis M, farmer, Puni; ROWE, Ernest, farmer, Mauku; RUTLEDGE, John A, farmer, Papatoetoe; SUTCLIFFE, William J, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); THOMAS, Robert V, upholsterer, Devonport; URQUHART, Donald, able seaman (Ak Seamenís Union); WALKER, Francis G, fireman (Ak Seamenís Union); WEST, Sydney N, farmer, Waiuku; WILKINSON, Richard, Parkfield Tce; WILLIAMS, Henry H, quarryman, Tuakau; WILLIAMSON, John, builder & horse-trainer
BROWN, Sgt Donald Forrester, NZ Infantry, has been awarded the Victoria Cross (whilst a private)
COOKE, Colonel P R, MB, NZMC, included in Kingís Birthday Honours and was awarded the DSO.
RETURNING ON DUTY
CLARK, M, 2nd Lieut — NOK: W R Clark, Matamata
HEATHER, A N, 2nd Lieut — NOK: Mrs Heather, Mt Eden
PEACE, A B, 2nd Lieut — NOK Mrs Cook, Herne Bay Rd
SEUKUP, J D, Sgt — NOK Miss Seukup, 105 Cook Street
LEWIS, Lt/Col T Hope, Inspector of Military Hospitals in NZ, died suddenly on Tuesday. (Long article)
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