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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
14 JUNE 1917

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

Page 17

McGILL, James, a returned soldier, died at Porirua Mental Hospital on 5 June 1917 – inquest.

Page 18

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; O’SULLIVAN, 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.

Page 20

Over 140 men from the Ambulance Camp at Awapuni reached Wanganui at 4 o’clock 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.

Page 21

EARLY, Mary and Mary McBETH, have been awarded the Royal Red Cross (2nd Class) in Petrograd.

Page 21 and 29

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.

AUCKLAND

BLACK, Frederick, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); BURNETT, Albert G, able seaman (Ak Seamen’s Union); COFFEY, James M, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); DAVIES, Joseph, able seaman (Ak Seamen’s Union); DOHERTY, Samuel, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); DRINKWATER, William T, able seaman (Ak Seamen’s Union); GRANT, Alfred H, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); JACKSON, Andrew; LATTA, Joseph K, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); MAYERS, William H, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); McDOUGALL, John, able seaman (Ak Seamen’s Union); McPHERSON, Donald, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); NEWTON, Frederick H, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); NOLAN, John M, able seaman (Ak Seamen’s Union); POWLE, George M, fireman (Ak Seamen’s 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 Seamen’s Union); THOMAS, Robert V, upholsterer, Devonport; URQUHART, Donald, able seaman (Ak Seamen’s Union); WALKER, Francis G, fireman (Ak Seamen’s Union); WEST, Sydney N, farmer, Waiuku; WILKINSON, Richard, Parkfield Tce; WILLIAMS, Henry H, quarryman, Tuakau; WILLIAMSON, John, builder & horse-trainer

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BROWN, Sgt Donald Forrester, NZ Infantry, has been awarded the Victoria Cross (whilst a private)

COOKE, Colonel P R, MB, NZMC, included in King’s Birthday Honours and was awarded the DSO.

Page 29

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

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LEWIS, Lt/Col T Hope, Inspector of Military Hospitals in NZ, died suddenly on Tuesday. (Long article)


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