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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
20 APRIL 1916

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

Page 18

IMPERIAL COMMISSIONS – New Zealanders Nominated

Company Sergeant Major O A FRIEDLANDER, Divisional Engineers
Sergeant H E HOWARD, Wellington Battalion
Sergeant PORTER, G R L, Canterbury Battalion
Sergeant H ERLAM, Auckland Battalion
Trooper A STRANG, Wellington Mounted Rifles
Sergeant A W E SALT, NZ Medical Corps
Sergeant A K BAKER, Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Private B I BRISCO, Wellington Mounted Rifles
Trooper G H ANDERSON, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

REINFORCEMENT EXAMINATIONS

Candidates who passed the examination for first appointments to commissions held at Featherston Camp in February to March last:

February 1916:
ARKWRIGHT, H F - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 1st Reserve M.R.: ASHBY, P C - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 1st Reserve M.R.: BLACK, G H - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 11th MR; DAVEY, G H – Sergeant, 10th MR; EARL, F J R – Lance/Sergeant, 10th MR; FRANCE, A J - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 2nd Reserve M.R.; GARDINER, E C – Sergeant Major, 10th MR; GOODING, S J – Sergeant, 10th MR; GORRINGE, C R W - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 13th MR; GRIERSON, A H – 2nd Lieut (prob.) 10th MR:; HOGG, H R – Sergeant, 10th MR; JOHNSON, C G - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 10th MR:; KEBBELL, R W - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 13th MR; MAWER, C – Sergeant, 10th MR; METCALF, F W - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 12th MR; MILE, M C - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 10th MR:; ROSE, P C – Sergeant, 10th MR; TENNENT, H C – Q.M.Sergeant, 10th MR; TENNENT, H D – Q.M.Sergeant, 10th MR; THOMPSON, H J – Sergeant, 10th MR TURNER, J M – 2nd Lieut (prob.) 10th MR:; WATT, P A - 2nd Lieut (prob.) 10th MR

March 1916
ANGUS, P R – Sergeant, 11th Engineers; FLYNN, J F – Sergeant, 11th Engineers; JENSEN, K T – Corporal, 11th Engineers.

Candidates who passed the special examination for first appointments to commissions held at Trentham in January and February last:

January 1916
BROADGATE, F K – Sergeant, 10th Engineers

February 1916 – all 10th Infantry
ABERNETHY, K S – Sergeant; ABERNETHY, R C – Com.Sgt.Major; ANCELL, E G – Sergeant; BARKER, T D – Sergeant; BLANCHARD, C H – Sergeant; BONGARD, A – Sergeant; CUTLER, C J K – Sergeant; DAVIES, R B – Sergeant; ESSAM, S O – Com.Sgt Major; EWING, J S – Corporal; FRENCH, F W – Com.Sgt Major; GOW, G V – Sergeant; HALLY, C – Sergeant; HARPER, A H S – Sergeant; HEALY, P D – Sergeant; HINES, J – Sergeant; IRVINE, J H – Sergeant; IRVING, J H – Sergeant; IVORY, D A – Corporal; JERRAT, J P – Com.Sgt.Major; JOHNSTON, C J – Q.M.Sgt; JOHNSTONE, T M – Sergeant; MADDEN, C E – Com.Sgt.Major; MAGNUSSON, O – Sergeant; McQUEEN, J M – Sergeant; MILNES, I – Sergeant; MORGAN, F W – Sergeant; NATUSCH, C T – Sergeant; NATUSCH, G P – Sergeant; RHODES, B A – Sergeant; SAPSFORD, C S – Sergeant; SHAW, D J – Com.Sgt.Major; SIGNAL, H A – Sergeant; THOMAS, J H – Corporal; TORODE, T H – Sergeant; TREVETHICK, H J – Sergeant; WAGSTAFF, H S – Sergeant; WALSH, M F – Sergeant.

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MEN RETURNED FOR DUTY
BOWLER, Lt Col Edmund R; BROWN, Pte Lawrence C; CHRISTOPHER, Lieut Thomas; EATON, Cpl Harold F; EDGAR, L/Cpl Matthew; HAGGETT, Cpl Lancelot D; LITTLE, Pte Percival; MAGUIRE, Major Charles E; McARA, Major William; MOIR, Major John H; MYERS, Capt Daniel F; ORBELL, Major Henry S; PARLANE, Pte Fred. Smith; SAXTON, Pte Fred. W; SKINNER, Sgt Major Charles M; STRAW, Lance Sgt James H; WALKER, Pte R; WISEMAN, Sgt Major Frank.

RETURNED FOR COMMISSIONS
AUSTIN, Sgt John B; PILLING, Sgt Ewen G; BROWN, Cpl John

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FIFTEENTH REINFORCEMENTS

Infantry:
BARRETT, W – labourer, Grafton Rd; BEEBY, B E – baker, Mt Eden; BELL, R – Whitaker Place; BLANDFORD, F – carpenter, Newton; BRAND, W – farmer, S.A.Home; CAMPBELL, H – engine driver, Marathon, Symonds St; CARADUS, C.A. – labourer, Grey Lynn; CARMICHAEL, J – ploughman, People’s Palace; CARR, J H V – clerk, Registrar of Births; CARROLL, H J J – labourer, Auckland; CARROLL, W – labourer, Wellington St; CHRISTIAN, S H – carpenter, Devonport; CROMBIE, W J – baker, Mt Eden; CULBERT, A – labourer, Auckland; DALZIEL, R – cook, Queen St; DONOVAN, T – labourer, Auckland; DOWNEY, J – fireman, Hobson St; ELLISDON, V R – bricklayer, Kingsland; ELSTON, C E – butcher, Pukekohe; EMANUEL, L – manager, Ponsonby Tce; FORREST, A E – carpenter, Onehunga; GREEN, J A O – granite polisher, Ponsonby; HUTCHINSON, T M – farmer, Alexander St; HUXTABLE, J A – bushman, St James Street; KIRWAN, W – bootmaker, Wyndham St; MANNING, H R – warehouseman, Ponsonby; MARTRON, J (sic) – cook, City Hotel; MATTHEWS, F – labourer, Wellington; McARTHUR, J – seaman, Wellington St; McGILVRAY, C – labourer, Auckland; McSWEENEY, H J – barman, Devonport; MICHIE, D – farm hand, Hobson St; MURPHY, C J – bootmaker, Mt Eden; NEWMAN, E J – traveller, Auckland; NOLAN, W G – labourer, Auckland; NORTON, T – fireman, Vincent St; PALMER, J D’A – farmer, Onehunga; POOLEY, W – carrier, Ponsonby; SHAW, E J – seaman, Ponsonby; SMITH, W V – farmer, Onehunga; STEWART, H – labourer, Green Lane; SUTHERLAND, H – labourer, Auckland; THORSTENSEN, T – seaman, St Paul Street; TYNAN, D – mill hand, Ponsonby Rd; VOSPER, A – letter carrier, Devonport; WALSH, J – labourer, Auckland; WEBB, G – bricklayer, Devonport; WILLIAMS, J P – horse breaker, Papakura.

Postal Sorters:
ARTHUR, H T – Findley St, Ellerslie; MURPHY, J L – Mt Eden Road

Artillery
FORD, J H – bootmaker, East St; WAKERLEY, H B – warehouseman, Glenmore

Army Service Corps
CROTHALL, F – grader, Symonds St.

Engineers:
LYE, A E – carpenter, Franklin Rd; TAYLOR, T – sheet metal worker, Auckland

Ambulance:
JOHNSTONE, J F – chemist, Devonport; KING, W A – tinsmith, Parnell; LAWS, W N – warehouseman, Hopetoun St; LIVERSIDGE, W J – clerk, Symonds St; McPHERSON, J – grocer, Kingsland; PHILIP, W A – chemist, Epsom; TYNAN, W – gardener, Remuera; WILKS, F – school teacher, Remuera.

AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES [New Zealanders serving with Australian forces]

ALFORD, R N, Pte – Ill; ALLEN, J, Dvr – Ill; BLACKMORE, H, Pte – Returned to duty; BUCKLEY, G T, Pte – Ill; CALDWELL, J, Pte – Returned to duty; CARSON, H W, Pte – Ill; CLARKE, F G, Pte – Returned to duty; CONSIDINE, J E, Pte – Pron.out of danger; DENDER, A, Spr – Ill; DICK, R W, L/Cpl - Returned to duty; DIMMOCK, V T, Pte - Returned to duty; DOWNEY, F, Pte – Ill; DUNPHY, G P, Pte - Returned to duty; GUDGEON, W A W, Pte – Returned to duty; HEBBEND, G W, Gnr – KIA; INGRAM, J H, Pte – Ill; KELLAN, A, Pte – Ill; KELLEREY, P H, L/Cpl - Returned to duty; LYALL, R, Pte – Ill; McCULLUGH, J, Pte – Returned to duty; McGRATH, G, Pte – Returned to duty; McKNIGHT, H J, Pte – Ill; McQUILLAN, J, Pte – Returned to duty; MOLLAND, L, Pte – Ill; MOORE, J H, Spr - Returned to duty; MORRIS, H W, Pte – Returned to duty; RICHARDSON, H E, Major – Returned to duty; ROLLING, N J, Art’man - Returned to duty; SIMPSON, H W, L/Cpl - Returned to duty; SIMPSON, L J, Pte – Returned to duty; SPEARMAN, E, Pte – Returned to duty; WAGHORNE, C, Pte – Returned to duty; WHEATLEY, W J, Pte – Ill; WOOD, D C, Pte – Returned to duty.

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CASUALTIES

CROMPTON, J J – dangerously ill
FREW, E J P – dangerously ill
HAMILTON, J W – admitted to hospital
LEANE, M – out of danger
McISAACS, Captain S R – admitted to hospital
MORAN, G S – dangerously ill

CRAWFORD, Private Herbert, Main Body NZEF, who returned last September, died in Victoria Hospital, Wellington, on Monday from complications accelerated by heart failure. He was a native of Adelaide, aged 25.

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RETURNING SOLDIERS

[Supplementary roll, due at Lyttelton]

BLACKMORE, Staff Nurse Emma, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Nursing Service Reserve
RAYNER, Lieutenant, Medical Corps
BELL, Colin, Dentist, Medical Corps – NOK: R W Bell, Seddon St, Waihi
MURPHY, Sergeant, Dental Corps


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