AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
25 APRIL 1918
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
SOLDIERS ON SERVICE Appeals for their return
KERR, Annie Husband, Rifleman A C Kerr, gassed in February
McBRIDE, Mrs L J, Grey Lynn Brother, Private R W HUTCHINSON (Husband POW Germany)
PENNELL, Mrs E, Devonport Husband Sapper Thomas PENNELL
VENABLES, Mrs Husband
WEBSTER, Mrs E, Pokeno Son, Rifleman H C WEBSTER, in hospital in England
HENDERSON, Mr P B, a returned soldier, was on Monday admitted by Mr Justice Hosking as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NZ on application by Dr H D Bamford.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
GRUT, Charles F, farmer, Orewa; KAREBS, Ernest J, Waipipi; LYONS, Thomas, Rewiti; MASHELL, Charles H, farm manager, Mt Roskill; MEDLUND, Samuel, Great Barrier; MEXTED, F C, dairy farmer; MOIR,Edward J, Remuera; STEWART, Robert, Mt Eden.
ARVIDSON, George D, farm hand, Roto-o-rangi; ASPINALL, George, miner, Pukemiro; AUSTIN, C, 7th Day Adventist; BARRINGTON, Herbert H, piano tuner, Cambridge; BATEMAN, Kenneth A, shearer, Taupiri; BIRD, Joseph, fruiterer, Hamilton; BURCH, H W, hotel keeper, Hamilton; CAPSTICK, Allen E, farmer, Pukekapia; CHEYNE, William, farm hand, Matahuru; CLARKIN, John, farmer, Eureka; COOP, Harry, well borer, Huntly; COURTNEY, O, 7th Day Adventist; DALZIELL, John, coach driver, Taniwha; DAVIES, Edward R, farm hand, Claudelands; DIMMOCK, A C, out-fitter, Hamilton; DONALD, J, 7th Day Adventist; EASTLIP, Benjamin John, farmer, Matangi; EDWARDS, A, miner, Huntly; FISCHER, A, 7th Day Adventist; FLEMING, George, farmer, Ngaruawahia; FOSTER, Lou, dredge driver, Ohinewai; FULLERTON, Horace, farmer, Tauwhare; GEE, Charles M, master grocer, Hamilton; GOLD, H, 7th Day Adventist; HALL, William, farmer, Rukuhia; HAMES, T L, Secretary, Hamilton; HOPE, Arthur, farmer, Fencourt; HOWARD, Harry, farmer, Whangamarino; HUNT, Alfred, storekeeper, Te Kowhai; INSOLL, Thomas Baker, farmer, Rangiriri; JOHNSON, V, 7th Day Adventist; KEDDLE, Martin, farmer, Claudelands; KEEP, Frederick George, farmer, Rukuhia; KELLEHER, Mary applied for the return of her son Matthew Kelleher KINGHAM, Thomas D, gas-fitter, Hamilton; KNIGHT, James, storekeeper, Te Kawa; LEARY, Richard Mark, auctioneer, Hamilton; LEWIN, S, 7th Day Adventist; LEWIS, Vincent, farmer, Ngahinepouri; MacDUFF, Victor, garage proprietor, Hamilton; MARTIN, T H, Huntly South; McCOY, A, 7th Day Adventist; MOUNT, Joseph, farmer, Rotongaro; NELSON, Charles, farmer, Hamilton; NICHOLLS, Charles, farmer, Monovale; PATTISON, M, 7th Day Adventist; PENNELL, Kenneth Joseph, farm hand, Pukeroro; PHILLIPS, William S, farmer, Te Mata; POWELL, Edgar, Waiterimu; POWELL, Mrs applied for the return of her husband A S POWELL, Medical Corps; RAYMOND, A, milker, Te Kowhai; REILLY, Henry J, farmer, Frankton Junction; ROTHERY, J D, Huntly; RUTTER, Charles Lionel, plumber, Cambridge; RYAN, Percy, fireman, Frankton Junction; SAMPSON, John Alexander, farmer, Waerenga; SANDERS, Roy, millwright, Ohinewai; SCHEFFLER, C, 7th Day Adventist; SHARP, H G, 7th Day Adventist; SMITH, Edwin, buttermaker/factory manager, Waikato Dairy Factory; SMITH, Leonard Victor, bank officer, Hamilton; SWANN, W; TAYLOR, Arthur Gordon, farmer, Onewhero; THOMPSON, J, 7th Day Adventist; WATKINS, Matthew, farmer, Piarere; WATSON, Robert, clerk, Hamilton; WHEWELL, Thomas John; WRIGHT, G, 7th Day Adventist
BIRD, Pte J R, Otago Infantry, and the following Machine-gunners have been awarded the Military Medal for acts of gallantry during recent fighting:
DETTERET, Sgt A; GORDON, Sgt J M; HORN, L/Cpl J; JURY, Cpl C R; NOLDER, Sgt A G; RIPOSIO, L/Cpl P; TATHAM, J; TWENTYEIGE, W.
ALLEN, Lieut Col. S S, Auckland, bar to DSO
ASHBY, Capt F E, Wellington Military Cross
BLACK, Cpl, M, Auckland Distinguished Conduct Medal
BLAMPIED, 2nd Lt M, Auckland Military Cross
BREWER, Cpl J Distinguished Conduct Medal
BUCKTHOUGHT, Sgt N W Distinguished Conduct Medal
CAIRNS, First Corp. L T Distinguished Conduct Medal
CARTER, Lt J C, Wellington Military Cross
DUTHIE, Major N A, Auckland Distinguished Service Order
HEATON, Sgt F Distinguished Conduct Medal
JORDAN, Sgt E W Distinguished Conduct Medal
MACASKILL, Sgt M, Wellington Distinguished Conduct Medal
McFARLAND, Lt R D, Auckland Military Cross
MOSS, Sgt Major E S Distinguished Conduct Medal
NAPIER, Capt W E L, Auckland Military Cross
ORR, Major E H, Auckland Distinguished Service Order
HONOURS FROM THE KING
By command of His Majesty the King an investiture was held on Tuesday at Government House, Wellington. His Excellency the Governor-General, the Earl of Liverpool, presented to Surgeon-General R S F HENDERSON the insignia of Companion of the Bath, and to Colonels C M GIBBON, H R POTTER, N P ADAMS, Lieutenant Colonel L E BARNETT and Major Norton FRANCIS, the insignia of Companion of St Michael & St George.
To Miss H MacLEAN the badge of the first class of the Royal Red Cross decoration, and to Miss L BIRD and Mrs B MITCHELL the badge of the second class of the Royal Red Cross decoration.
The Prime Minister has received advice that his son Major F G MASSEY has recovered sufficiently to be moved from France to a hospital in England. The bullet has been extracted from his wound so his complete recovery is assured.
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