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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
23 AUGUST 1917

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

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GORDON, Flight Lieutenant A W, son of Mr L W Gordon of Thames, was wounded in an aerial battle on 12 August. He obtained his first flying experience in the Kohimarama School.

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SANDERS, Lieut Commander William Edward, V.C., son of E & C Sanders, Takapuna, has been killed in the North Sea. [A longer report is available)

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APPEALS BY RESERVISTS

TE KUITI

BARTLEY, Graham C, farmer, Hangatiki; CONNOR, George, labourer, Ohaupo; SOUNDY, Percy H, farmer, Marakopa; SYMONDS, Wm L, farmer, Te Kuiti; THOMPSON, John, cook, Awakino.

HAURAKI

BRENNAN, Sydney J, carpenter, Waihi; DALGETY, Henry, farmer, Waitakaruru; KILBRIDE, Michael, farmer, Matamata; LAWLER, J L, storekeeper, Kerepehi; PRICE, Charles H, farmer, Matatoke; WENZLICK, Walter E P, farmer, Papu

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GALLANTRY ON THE FIELD

The Corps Commander has awarded the Military Medal to the following for acts of gallantry on the field:

Auckland Men:
DOWNIE, H C, Pte; JACKSON, E, Pte; KELHALL, R, Pte; REES, E T, Sgt; SUTHERLAND, H, Pte; UNDERWOOD, H, Pte

Wellington Men:
BARGH, W, Cpl; BORLASE, W, L.Sgt; BOYCE, T, L.Sgt; COOBS, A N, Pte; HANNA, W C, L.Cpl; HART, G N, Pte; JOHNSON, A E, Pte; JOHNSON, O H, L.Cpl; KNIGHT, N, Pte; McCULLY, A, Cpl; McPHEE, J, Pte; MORGAN, H C, Pte; OVERDEN, W B, Cpl; SASLEY, W A, Sgt; STEADMAN, A J, Pte; TOD, A N, Sgt; TUKE, E A, Cpl; URE, R J, Pte.

Other Units:
BROWN, T, Pte, Pioneers; McANDREW, J, Pte, Pioneers; TREMBATH, J, L.Cpl, Otago.

Military Cross:
ABERNETHY, R C, Lieutenant; ADDISON, A, Captain; AITKEN, W, Captain; ASHBY, P C, Lieutenant; BARTON, J M, Lieutenant; BOSWELL, C J, Lieutenant; BRISTOL, I A, Lieutenant; CATCHPOLE, J H, Lieutenant; COUTES, J G, Captain; CRAVAN, L A, Lieutenant; CRAWFORD, J, Captain; DAILEY, G, Captain; DAVIDSON, C J, Lieutenant; FREE, W, Captain; FREED, E V, Lieutenant; GEDDES, W McK, Lieutenant; GOLDSTEIN, Captain, NZ Medical Corps; HARDING, E A, Captain; JEARL, F, Lieutenant; KNIGHT, C L, Captain; MORRISON, M J, Captain; NELSON, A D, Captain; NICOL, R K, 2nd Lieutenant; SELBY, E F, Captain; URQUHART, M, Captain, Auckland; WHITMORE, F N, Captain; WILDER, A S, Captain; WILLIAMS, O W, Captain.

Bar to Military Cross:
McKINNAN, H E, Captain, Wellington

Distinguished Conduct Medal:
CUSACK, J, Sgt, Auckland; FOOT, S C, L.Sgt; McDEAN, W, Sgt Major; MURPHY, D, Pte; RYAN, J E, Pte, Wellington.

Bar to Military Medal:
GORDON, P A, Sgt, Wellington

Military Medal:
DOLMAN, W, Pte; McDONALD, H, Pte, Otago; STAINTION (sic), W G, Pte, Field Ambulance; STRODE, A, Pte.

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PRESENTATION OF MEDALS

BEATTIE, Sgt J N, NZRB, of Remuera – Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of valuable services rendered during the war.

BROWN, Major, King’s Empire Veterans – Awarded the Cross of the Legion of Honour, conferred by the French President.

BUTLER, Private W H, NZRB, of Te Kauwhata – Awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field.

CHAMPNEY, Tpr Norman Darcy, NZMR, of Whangarei – Awarded a Silver Medal conferred by the King of Servia.

GAULT, Pte Alfred – Gold Medal conferred by the King of Servia, presented to Mr R G Gault on behalf of Pte Gault.

LOCK, Sgt S G S, AIB, of Devonport – Awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field

The King has graciously been pleased to appoint Surgeon General R S F HENDERSON, RAMC, Director General of Medical Services, as a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath.

APPEALS BY RESERVISTS

AUCKLAND

ASHBY, Alex., farmer, Orere Point; BOOTE, F C, saddler; CHANEY, Walter; DARRACH, Hugh A, farmer; HOSKING, Wm C S; JONES, Edward J, bootmaker; KENNERLEY, Kenneth G H; KERR, Norman W, Masseur; McINNES, Jas. B, farmer, Maramarua; MURPHY, Francis J, volunteer recruit; PILCHER, Chas., farmer, Greenhithe; POWELL, Walter L, farm manager, Herekino; RICKARDS, Alfred L R, dairy farmer, Hunua; SHEPHERD, Fred. H M, teacher, Mt Eden school; SIMPSON, Albert C, bushman, volunteer recruit.


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