AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
21 JUNE 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
BIRNIE, Sgt Major,DCM, No.1 Battery, NZ Field Artillery, (deceased) son of John BIRNIE, O’Rorke St, Remuera. (Further information)
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
COOK, Herbert A, under age; FITZPATRICK, Charles W, farmer, Alfriston; O’NEIL, Allan A, Henderson; RUTHE, John V, 2nd Officer on steamer Clansman; SHAW, Thomas, refrigeration engr & pork butcher; THOMAS, A, Disraeli St, Mt Eden (30th Reinf. Volunteer asking for more time as mother died)
COOKE, Alfred, - appeal for release; DICKIE, Walter W, farmer, Walton; RUSSELL, Edward, farmer, Tirau; THOMSON, Peter E L, farmer, Te Aroha West.
BURRETT, F A, Rotorua; COLE, Arthur Thomas, Salvation Army officer; LEE, J F, Atiamuri; McARTHUR, L G; McLEAN, F W; MOORE, Romeo; PIVOTT, William; SILVA, William; VESEY, Lawrence.
Non-commissioned officers of the 27th Infantry appointed 2nd Lieutenants on probation and posted to 31st Reinforcements.
CAHILL, B P, Sgt, E Co.; DYKES, J D, Sgt, A Co.; HART, A, Sgt, A Co.; IVERACH, J A D, Sgt, C Co.; JOHNSON, G, Sgt, A Co.; LANG, F W, Sgt, E Co.; LE CREN, H E, Sgt, E Co.; MANDER, J H, Sgt, B Co.; MELROSE, T H, Sgt, D Co.; MITCHELL, D H, Sgt B Co.; READY, W H, Sgt, D Co.; SINCLAIR, R G B, Cpl, D Co.; ULRICH, G H R, Sgt, C Co.; VICKERMAN, K L, CSM, Specialist Co.; WINTER, R M, Sgt, E Co
ATKINSON, Captain Samuel Arnold, aged 42, son of the late Sir Harry Atkinson, former Prime Minister of NZ, was killed in action.
APPOINTMENTS & PROMOTIONS – Officers on Active Service
Commands & Staff:
ALDERMAN, Lt Col W W, CMG, to be general staff officer, NZ Infantry Reserve Group; DAWSON, Major T H, Ak Regt, to be DAA & QMG, NZEF; JENNINGS, Major W I K, NZSC to be GSO 3rd Grade, NZ Div.; THOMS, Major N W B B, MC, NZSC, from GSO, 3rd Grade NZ Div. To be brigade-major, 3rd NZ (Rifles) Brigade
Auckland Mounted Rifles:
COATES, 2 Lt, W H, seconded for duty with Royal Flying Corps.; FINLAYSON, Lt A C M, to be Captain; HERROLD, Lt J H, to be Captain; MANNERS, 2 Lt D S, to be adjutant, NZMR Brigade Training Regt; WILLIAMS, Lt H D, is struck off strength of NZEF & transferred to Royal Flying Corps.
ADEANE, F A, QMS – to be 2 Lieut; ELLIS, F A, QMS – to be 2 Lieut; GEMMELL, D Y, Whlr – to be 2 Lieut; HUDSON, J S, Sgt – to be 2 Lieut; MAHAN, A G, Capt – to be Major; PRIME, C M U, CSM – to be 2 Lieut.
NZ Rifle Brigade:
ANGUS, N, 2 Lt – to be Lieutenant; DARBY, S A C, CSM – to be 2 Lieut; EMERY, L A J, 2 Lt – to be Lieut. With the ty rank of Captain; FRASER, N N, SM – to be 2 Lieut; MILLS, G A, Lieut – to be Captain; PARKER, N G, SM – to be 2 Lieut; ROBINSON, H S N, Major – to be staff captain, 4th NZ Inf.Brig.
BATCHELOR, D E – 2 Lieut – to be ty Lieutenant; HOPKINS, B P, L/Cpl – to be 2 Lieut; McRAE, E D, CQMS – to be 2 Lieut; PICOT, E H, SSM – to be 2 Lieut; RUSSELL, P D, 2 Lieut – to be ty Lieutenant; STEELS, R B, CSM – to be 2 Lieut.
Army Nursing Service:
WHITEMAN, A, Staff Nurse – discharged in England, struck of strength of NZEF
The following Staff Nurses to be Sisters:
BARNITT, K J; BENNETT, I L; BESWICK, M B; BIRD, L M; BUTLER, T; CALDER, G I; CAMPBELL, A D ; CHRISTMAS, M L; CLARK, C R; CORMACK, I; CRISPIN, E E; DAVIES, K; EDDY, L; FRICKER, M; GIBBON, C; GRIGOR, M; HASTE, M W; HOBBS, M E; HODGES, E; LIVERSEY, E M; LONGMAN, A L; MACKAY, A J; McLEOD, E; METHERELL, G M; MITCHELL, M; MORRIS, C M; O’CONNOR, M; POPPLEWELL, E ; REYNOLDS, P M; SEARELL, A C ; SIDDELLS, F E; SINCLAIR, J; SUTHERLAND, M; TAYLOR, E W; TUCKER, M S; WILKIN, E; WRIGHT, M ; YOUNG, C; YOUNG, E G.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
ADDISON, Alfred, volunteer recruit; ARTHUR, Ewart, master grocer, Te Aroha; BARR-BROWN, Alfred E, storekeeper, Putaruru; BELLAMY, Walter, farmer, Waikino; BERRY, Frank, farmer, Komata North; BOLER, George H, farmer, Tauhoa; BOWER, Vincent, blacksmith, Pipiroa; BROOM, Edmund J, glazier, Hinuera; CAUSER, Albert, farmer, Maungaturoto; CRONIN, Henry H, farmer, Manawaru; FUGILL, James E, farmer, Te Aroha; GIBSON, Thomas A, farmer, Whakatane; HAMILTON, William J, farmer, Papakura; HAWLEY, Victor R, carpenter, Coromandel; HICKEY, D, farmer, Hinuera; HICKSON, William, baker, Thames; JASKELL, J P, miner, Waihi; JENNINGS, Alexander, engineer, Thames; LOWE, Henry H, railway employee, Topuni; MITCHIE, Russell H, boot operative; MOBER, Arthur W, farmer, Motumaoho; MURLAND, George, farmer, Waitekauri; PATERSON, John F, miner, Waihi; PENNELL, Thomas J, farmer, Kaimanawa ; SCHISCHKA, Rudolph B, farmer, Whangapoua; THOMSEN, Peter E L, farmer, Mangaiti; WALL, Samuel, farmer/contractor, Tokoroa ; WHITE, Edmund, farmer, Okoroire.
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