AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
14 NOVEMBER 1918
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
Large headlines – GERMANY CAPITULATES - ARMISTICE CONCLUDED ON ALLIED TERMS
NOT TO GO INTO CAMP – C1 Men Now Exempted
Sir James Allen has written to Mr H E Holland (Grey) with the decision not to send to camp Second Division C1 men, will also apply to the married men in the First Division who have been classed as C1.
NICHOLAS, Sgt Henry James, VC, 1st Canterbury Infantry, was shot through the head while demanding the surrender of some enemy soldiers. He won his Victoria Cross in 1917 at Polderhoek Chateau when he was a private with the Lewis Gun Section.
RICHMOND, Major J M, DSO, MC, RNZA, has been killed in action by a shell, death being instantaneous. He was buried in a French cemetery at Solesmes.
CROSSEN, W J, Sgt – Bar to Military Medal
FARR, T, Major, NZFA – Distinguished Service Order
HARGEST, Major, Otago Inf – Distinguished Service Order
ALLISON, A J, Pte; ANDERSON, E A, Pte; ARUNDELL, G, Cpl; ASBY (sic), A, Sgt; BELL, A, Sgt; BURTON, L A, Pte; BUTLER, R C, Pte; CAMERON, J, L/Cpl; CARTER, J F, Sgt; CHILDS, R A, L/Cpl; CORMACK, R F, Cpl; CROSS, F L, Cpl; DAY, H, L/Cpl; EMERY, O, Pte; FATT, S, Pte; FOOTE, R B, Sgt; FORSYTH, A E, Pte; HAILES, L J, L/Cpl; HARPER, T S, Pte; HENRY, C C, Sgt Major; HEWITT, J E, L/Cpl; HOWDEN, J A, Cpl; KEISENBERG, G, L/Cpl; KENNEDY, T O, Pte; MARTIN, F R, Sgt; McKINDER, W A, Pte; McLEAN, L G, Cpl; MEANWY, A D, Pte; MITCHELL, T G, Cpl; MORROW, W J T, Sgt; MOYLE, H L, Sgt; PHILLIPS, R, Cpl; PROCTOR, C, Pte; RAMSAY, R C, Pte; ROWE, G A, Cpl; SAPSFORD, S J, Cpl; SMITH, A G, Pte; STRONG, A E, Pte; TEPENE, C W, Sgt; THOMSON, D M, Sgt; THOMSON, P A, Sgt; WARD, R J, Pte; WELSH, E E, L/Cpl; WILKINSON, F S, L/Cpl; WILLIAMS, O, Pte.
On the nomination of the Commander in Chief, the NZ Divisional Commander, Major General Sir Andrew Russell, has been awarded the Legion d’Honneur, Croix d’Officer.
Colonel D’Arcy CHAYTOR and Colonel J FINDLAY, NZ Forces, have been awarded the Order of the Nile, Third Class.
TROWERN, Gunner Harold C S, who has succumbed to pneumonia supervening on influenza, was the eldest son of Mr & Mrs T Trowern, Wellington. 20th Reinforcements, Naval architect by profession. Farmed in the Whangamomona district. Wounded at Messines and Passchendaele, invalided back to NZ last January.
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