AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
16 NOVEMBER 1916
FORCES IN TRAINING
19th Reinforcements - B.Company:
BROWNE, Cpl A E to be Sergeant; DAWSON, Pte V W H to be Lance Cpl; DONALDSON, Cpl A A to be Sergeant; FORBES, L/Cpl W J to be Corporal; HANNA, L/Cpl J to be Corporal; HARDIE, Cpl E C to be Sergeant; HOOPER, Sgt C L to be Company Sgt Major; INWOOD, Pte S A J to be Lance Corporal; JOHNSON, L/Cpl G A to be Corporal; MINIHAN, Cpl J P to be Sergeant; WILEY, Cpl O T - to be Sergeant.
22nd Reinforcements B. Company:
STEWART, Cpl H to be Lance Sergeant
ESTALL, Pte A W to be Corporal; HAYES, Pte D W to be Corporal; WARNOCK, Pte J to be Corporal
GREEN, Chaplain Captain, Salvation Army, for duty at Featherston Camp.
JACKSON, 2nd Lieut G R transferred from 21st Mounted Rifles to Mounted Machine-gun Section, 21st Specialist Company.
23rd Reinforcements Mounted Rifles
HOWE, Sgt Major L A S to be temporary Quartermaster Sergeant; SHEPHERD, Private T W to be Orderly Room Clerk
PROBATIONARY NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS - For 25th Reinforcements Draft
COTTER, T H agent, Remuera; COUSINS, P S coach builder, Devonport; HARRISON, T A carpenter, Hope Street; HODGES, S C agent, Waterloo Quadrant; HOLDEN, V W law student, Thames; LOWE, W E engineer, Mt Albert; LOWNSBOROUGH, F J teacher, Pio Pio, King Country; McDOUGALL, J merchant, Epsom; MYERS, H E accountant, Mt Eden; PICKFORD, A M accountant, Devonport; PIERCE, G S - accountant, Remuera; SAWERS, R T radio operator, Takapuna; SHARP, H H station manager, Birkenhead; SIMPSON, J clerk, Ponsonby; TIBBS, F C dentist, Ponsonby; VICKERMAN, K L surveyors assistant, Remuera.
OFFICERS APPOINTED and proceeding on active service with the NZEF
With effect from 11 November 1916 -
ROBINSON, Major W L, NZSC
GORRINGE, 2nd Lieut C R McM; SIMPSON, 2nd Lieut A C; KELLY, 2nd Lieut S A
NORTHCROFT, Capt E H Major in Home Unit NZFA; BROWN, Lieut F V, RNZA left with former draft dated 14 October 1916
BAKER, Capt V H; BLAMPIED, 2nd Lieut M; BROCK, 2nd Lieut C; COATES,, Capt J G Reserve of officers, 11th, North Auckland, Mounted Rifles; COLLETT, Capt H C Reserve of officers 9th, Hawkes Bay, Regiment; FORD, 2nd Lieut A L; GRANT, 2nd Lieut W E; HALLIWELL, 2nd Lieut R S; LASCELLES, 2nd Lieut L W R; LAWSON, 2nd Lieut H; LUCAS, 2nd Lieut G M; LYNCH, Lieut C A; McCLURE, 2nd Lieut C B; PAISLEY,2nd Lieut A D; PARKINSON, 2nd Lieut H H; PRITCHARD, 2nd Lieut I G; ROBINSON, 2nd Lieut C G H; ROSE, 2nd Lieut E J; STONE, Lieut W J; TALBOT, 2nd Lieut A E; TISDALL, 2nd Lieut L F; TRAYNOR, 2nd Lieut F J; WESTON, 2nd Lieut G T; WHITE, 2nd Lieut K R; WILLIS, 2nd Lieut C B; WORLEY, 2nd Lieut R.
NZ Med Corps:
VEITCH, Capt J O, M.S., M.D. Edin.; JOHNSTON, Lieut A W, B.S., M.B., N.Z.; BAXTER, Lieut R H, M.B., B.S., N.Z.
POWELL, Rev E C W, Chaplain 3rd Class; DALY, Rev J, Chaplain 4th Class; BLADIN, Rev J S Department: Salvation Army, Chaplain 4th Class.
SMITH, Lieut A W, 16th, Waikato, Regt; ROHAN, 2nd Lieut M D; TONKIN, 2nd Lieut A S; KING, 2nd Lieut L L, 6th, Manawatu, Mounted Rifles; BULLARD, 2nd Lieut J N; KENRICK, 2nd Lieut H S; CAMERON, 2nd Lieut M C; ARMSTRONG, 2nd Lieut P F; SCOTT, 2nd Lieut M J; AITKEN, 2nd Lieut W P; DAVY, 2nd Lieut E B; PATRICK, 2nd Lieut H B.
COLLIER, Lieut E; GEORGE, Lieut M T
HICKSON, 2nd Lieut T E
CAREY, Lieutenant G E, died as a result of a bomb exploding during an instruction class.
FRASER, Sergeant J R, Auckland, NZEF in France, was awarded the Military Medal for gallant behaviour.. He is the son of P R Fraser, NZ Insurance Co. Was in charge of a department in the warehouse of John Burns & Co. Ltd. He saw action at Gallipoli and was one of the last boatload off the peninsula.
23rd REINFORCEMENTS No.2 Group
ANDREW, Arthur Brooks Matamata; AUTRIDGE, Charles Thames; AVARD, Harry Matamata; BECK, Thomas Waitoa; BERRY, Frank Paeroa; BIRGE, Charles Tatuanui; BLACK, Robert Waitoa; BURKETT, J H Turua; BURKETT, Thomas Turua; CASEY, Daniel, Waharoa; CLARK, Stanley Waitoa; DEAN, W Y Waihi; DUNLOP, O C Netherton; GREENE, J G Thames; HAMILTON, Guy Scott N.C.O., Te Aroha; HAYWARD, Alfred Waitoa; HENDERSON, Robert Thames; HILLS, Thomas, Morrinsville; HOFFMAN, John Thames; HOLMES, Daniel Matamata; HOLMES, Richard Matamata; KEMP, Arnold Karangahake; KNOWLES, John Matamata; LANG, William Morrinsville; LATIMER, Nesbit Morrinsville; MARSH, Ernest Walton; MATEER, Frank Matamata; MATEER, Robert Matamata; McMILLAN, James F Turua; MOYLE, M H Puriri; NEWDICK, Nathaniel Waikino; ONEIL, M H Thames; PHILLIPS, W H Karangahake; RHODES, Arthur Coromandel; ROBERTSON, Oliver, N.C.O., Turua; ROWELL, Arnold Waikino; SALMON, Martin Te Aroha; SANDERS, Charles Thames; SCOTT, William Waikino; SEWELL, L J Coromandel; SEWELL, Walter Coromandel; WALLACE, William Wharepoa; WARNER, F C Morrinsville; WILLIAMS, Joseph Thames; WILTON, Ernest Henry Thames; WRIGHT, John Morrinsville; WYLIE, Arthur Putataru (sic) [?Putaruru]; YOUNG, Henry C Waihi; YOUNG, Vivian Hikutaia
DRAFT FROM WHANGAREI - 23rd Reinforcement
ANNANDALE, D Matakana; BAKER, R Whangarei; BISCHOFF, G T Helensville; BLAKE, S Kaikohe; BLOMFIELD, N E Rawhiti; BLUETT, L L Kaikohe; BUCKINGHAM, H A Victoria Valley; CARSE, P Mangonui; CARTER, A V Kaikohe; COLLARD, G F Kaitaia; COTTON, C E Kawakawa; CRAVEN, W A Dargaville; CURTIS, M R Whangarei; DICKESON, C G Kaikohe; EDMONDS, A W Kamo; EYLES, A L Whangarei; FOLEY, G A Kaitaia; FRANCIS, L R Oruru; GRUT, O H Whangarei; HAMLIN, A Tangiteroria; HERRICK, E W B Kaikohe; HODGSON, J Whangarei; HOPKINS, S C Maungakaramea; HOUTON, E Hukerenui (sic); INGRAM, W R Marohemo; JEFFRIES, V Whangarei; KEHOE, W Whangarei; KING, L Oue; LAYTHER, A J Dargaville; LITTLE, C C Te Hana; MAUNDER, A R Warkworth; McLEOD, D S Hikurangi; McLEOD, J A Hikurangi; MUNDELL, P Mangapai; MURPHY, T Kamo; OVER, O F Kaitaia; PEARSON, G Rawene; RAMSBOTTOM, W Wellsford; ROBSON, F H Arapohue; ROGERS, H G Mangonui; ROGERS, L Mangonui; ROLLINSON, B Whangarei; ROSS, R W Hikurangi; ROWLANDS, C O Onerahi; ROWLEY, F Hukerenui; ROWLEY, J V Hukerenui; SIMMONTEN, H T Matakana; TAVINER, H G Whangarei; TAYLOR, F H Mareretu; THOMPSON, J Whangarei; THOMPSON, J K Whangarei; TOOMEY, N E J Whangarei; TWIDLE, E Whakapara; WALMSLEY, W F Whangaroa; WEBB, M Kauri; WHITE, C E Hokianga; WHITTAKER, T Rangiahua; WILLS, A Kaitaia; WOODALL, A D Whangarei; WRIGHT, A W Oue; WRIGHT, H Russell; WRIGHT, Harold Kaikohe; YOUNG, A G Kiripaka
CONTINGENT FROM THE WAIKATO No. 4 Group
ALDERSON, Job Rira; ALDERSON, Luke R Rira; ALLEN, George Hamilton; ARMER, Keith Cambridge; BEACH, John A Hamilton; BRASELL, George Ohaupo; BRIDGE, George Taumarunui; BROOKES, Arthur R Frankton; CAMERON, Ewen Onewhero; CASEY, Moran Eureka; CHURCHER, Albert Raemako (sic); CLOTHIER, Samuel Hamilton; CONNELL, John Aria; CRAIG, Alexander W Hamilton; CRONIN, Thomas Maungatautari; CUMMINGS, William H Awakino; DAVEY, Thomas H P Hamilton; DIAMOND, Joseph A Cambridge; EYRE, Clarence R Te Awamutu; FINLAYSON, Hugh J Tuhikaramea; GAJADHAR, Singh Fiji; GIFFORD, Roy H Ngaruawahia; HOFFMAN, Charles A Tamahere; HUNTER, Edward S Te Kowhai; HUNTER, John M Te Kowhai; HURLEY, Francis Aria; JAMIESON, Roderick McD Korakonui; JOHNSTON, Norman B Ngaroto; LEESTON, John H Hamilton; LEWIS, Frank W Paterangi; McENTEE, James H Otorohanga; McINTYRE, Archibald Ohaupo; McKELVIE, Robert J Cambridge; MEIER, Godfrey L Taumatawa; MILLARD, Joseph J Arapae; MORGAN, Lindley V Te Kuiti; NEWSOME, Arthur Te Awamutu; OREILLY, William Kihikihi; PROCTOR, John Hamilton; RADFORD, Claude B Tauwhare; RADFORD, Gordon Tauwhare; ; RAPSON, Thomas Onewhero; RAWLINGS, Thomas G Bruntwood; RYDER, Herbert M S Hamilton; SMALE, Frederick R Hamilton; STEPHENSON, Tom Rukuhia; TAYLOR, Joseph H Te Kowhai; TOLLEY, Lewis C Frankton; TURDLE, Vincent S Hamilton; WHEATCROFT, Thomas E Mangapeehi; WHYTE, Frank W Hamilton; WILSON, Charles F Kihikihi; WILSON, John C Whatawhata; WILSON, William H Kihikihi; WOOLLEY, Frank Kihikihi; WRIGHT, Cyril S Hamilton
GARLAND, Lieutenant H G de F, son of Dr Garland of Hamilton, has been awarded the Military Cross.
HOUCHEN, Chaplain C, former Vicar of Te Kuiti and Inglewood, has been awarded the Military Cross.
JOHNSON, Frontiersman M E of Wanganui Squadron but whose home is in North Auckland, has been promoted to sub-lieutenant. He served on Gallipoli where he was severely wounded but he eventually got to the front again from England. He was in the El Romani fight and his younger brother Captain O P JOHNSON, was killed during the battle, being hit in the forehead when in the thick of the fighting.
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