AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
18 JULY 1918
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
STEELE, Lieut Hec., RFA, s/o S Steele, Rukuhia, has been awarded the Military Cross.
Hospital ship staff Fifth commission
GUNN, Lt Col Roderick McK, MD, NZMC returns to duty; HYDE, Captain John M, MB, NZMC returns to duty; THOMSON, Captain William M, MB, NZMC; McDIARMID, Captain Gordon M, MB, NZMC; ROSS, Capt Kenneth, MB, NZMC; JACKSON, Capt Howard E, NZ Dental Corps; WATSON, Rev Herbert, CF, 4th Class NZ Chaplain Dept; HOPPER, Arthur, CF, 4th Class NZ Chaplain Dept; BLEAKLEY, Michael J, CF, 4th Class NZ Chaplain Dept; McCALLUM, Elsie M, Matron, NZANS; GILL, Sister Florence, NZANS; GRIGOR, Sister Mary, NZANS; HERBERT, Staff Nurse Margaret E, NZANS; AITKENHEAD, Staff Nurse Elsie A, NZANS; GOULSTONE, Staff Nurse Muriel F, NZANS; SCOTT, Staff Nurse Alithea, NZANS; PUNTER, Staff Nurse Rosamund, NZANS; ROBINSON, Staff Nurse Gladys, NZANS
One of the most popular Chaplains of the NZ Forces, Rev Father Patrick DORE, MC, died at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Auckland, on Monday. He underwent a spinal operation on Thursday which became affected owing to wounds received at Gallipoli. He went overseas with the Mounted Rifle Brigade, Main Body. He was aged 32, born in Limerick, Ireland. [Long report follows]
ASHWORTH, Private J W, aged 44, Mounted Rifles, died at Featherston Military Hospital on Friday.
FALLS, Cpl D Military Medal ; HOWIE, L/Cpl W D Bar to Military Medal; McLEAN, Pte A A T Military Medal; MOIR, Cpl T W Military Medal; SCOTT, Sgt J T Military Medal; STEWART, Cpl A T Military Medal.
ROLLO, Mr A, Chief Artificer Engineer on HMAS Sydney, is presently staying with his parents at Birdwood Crescent, Parnell. He was born in Auckland and entered the Navy 15 years ago.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
BLAKE, Wm, Epsom; HASLIP, Thomas R, farmer, Karaka; ROBERTS, George, orchadist, Henderson; LEWIS, Charles P, radiator repair expert; SULLIVAN, Frederick St L, armature winder, Devonport; MARRIOTT, Frederick B; APPLETON, Pte Robert, Featherston; DONALDSON, Richard W F, commercial traveller; HARRISON, Frederick, pork butcher/bacon-curer; ROFF, Alan, captain of a scow.
WARD, Ernest Frederick, Waipara
BISSETT, Rifleman Athol, Opuawhanga; BOURGEOIS, Antoine C, mechanic, Whangarei; DAVIS, John, farmer/labourer, Parua Bay; FOLEBROOK, Albert, farmer, Maromaku; GEORGE, Joseph William, linotype operator, Whangarei; GRAHAM, Lewis, farmer, Whananaki; HANSEN, Stanley mother appealed for his release from camp; HODDINOTT, Herbert Thomas; HOEY, Alexander E, farm manager, Puwera; JAGGER, Albert B; KING, Harold; LAMB, Henry C, farmer, Tangihua; LORD, Harold Maurice, dairy farmer, Mangapai; MAIN, Alfred, farmer, Maungakaramea; MORFETTE, Ethelbert, slaughterman; NEALE, Francis McK, farmer, Parakao; SCOTT, Vernon Runciman, on active service; THOMPSON, John Herbert, farmer, Aponga; TOWNSHEND, James, coal miner, Hikurangi; TWIDLE, Alexander R, mill hand, Whakapara; WEDGE, Charles R, coal miner, Kiripaka; WHITEHEAD, Richard, draper, Whangarei; WILSON, William, farmer, Whangarei.
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