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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
24 OCTOBER 1918

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

Page 20

The third death as the outcome of the influenza epidemic on the Royal Mail Steamer Niagara occurred on Monday when Mr H YOULTON, a steward, died of pneumonia following influenza. He was aged 25, a native of Adelaide, Australia. The deceased being a discharged Canadian soldier who was gassed in France, the Auckland Returned Soldiers’ Association forwarded a wreath to the cemetery and several members attended the funeral.

Page 24

NZ HONOURS – Military Medal

Rifle Brigade:
ALLSON, W J; ANSTIN (sic), F W; BAKER, H; BALL, C W; BROWN, Cpl W S; CLIFFORD, Sgt W J; CORBETT, W C; CRAIG, Sgt P G; GOULD, J R; HEATH, H; IRVINE, D G; JOWERS, W J; McCLURE, D J; MELLOR, E; NASMITH, R C; PATCHING, Cpl W J; SINCLAIR, Sgt R J; SKATT, G; SMITH, S; STORRY, W ; THOMSON, M A; TURNER, W F; WILSON, C I; WILSON, J H.

Engineers:
ADAMS, R W; RENNIE, L/Cpl D D

Field Ambulance:
CARROLL, J W; MOORE, F D; VOSS, H.

Military Cross:
ATMORE, Lt C F, Otago Inf; BLOMFIELD, 2nd Lt F H, Cyclists Corps; GORDON, Lt A, Auckland Inf; HENNING, 2nd Lt W, Rifle Brigade; KNUBLEY, Lt H C, Cyclists Corps; McDONALD, 2nd Lt A, Otago Inf; MURREY, 2nd Lt T T, Rifle Brigade; TYSON, E F, Field Artillery; WHITEFIELD, 2nd Lt R, Rifle Brigade; YORKE, 2nd Lt W H, Cyclists Corps.

Page 48

Commissioner C H HODDER of the Salvation Army, has had conferred upon him the Order of the British Empire in acknowledgement of the Salvation Army’s services to the Empire in connection with the world war.


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