AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
25 JULY 1918
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
An official statement that Sister Ruby DICKINSON, sister of Mr S R Dickinson, headmaster of St Andrews College, Christchurch, had died on 23 June while on active service after being invalided to England, has proved to be incorrect. She is still serving with her unit in Salonika. Enquiry at Base Records confirm there are two nurses recorded with the same Christian name and surname, one being located in England and the other in Salonika. The remarkable identity of both name and occupation was responsible for the mistake.
KIDMAN, Sergeant C H, NZMC, has been awarded a Bar to his Military Medal.
Bay of Plenty:
BILLING, R P V V R, Pongakawa; BROCKELSBY, W H, Opotiki; CAMPBELL, A, Whakatane; CAMPBELL, D, Rotorua; HAMPSON, M H, Rotorua; HANKIN, F G S, Opotiki; HODGETTS, T E, Tauranga; HUGHES, L N, Rotorua; LAW, J R, Opotiki; McGOUGAN, S H, Whakatane; MEIKLE, R H, Tauranga; PARKINSON, D H, Opotiki; RICHARDS, W L, Rotorua; SIMMONDS, G A, Tauranga; STAPLES, W F, Te Puke; STEVENSON, L W, Whakatane; THORBURN, D S, Te Puke; WEST, H L D, Opotiki
ANGUS, B S, accountant, Dargaville; BERGHAN, W, contractor, Kaiwaka; BIRCH, J W, cabinetmaker, Whangarei; BRIGGS, W H, clerk, Rehia; CONRADI, C G, agent, Warkworth; DENT, R, waterside worker, Whangarei; GORRIE, G M, farm hand, Tutamoe; GREENWOOD, W R, farm assistant, Leigh; HARRIS, J O, farm hand, Ivydale; HEKE, John, bushman, Pakotai; HODGSON, A L, farmer, Motukaraka; JACKMAN, G H, storekeeper, Whakapirau; JENNINGS, W T, bushman, Tauharapui; LE NOEL, J C, driver, Dargaville; MARVIN, R H, sawmill hand, Whangarei; MILNE, G A, storekeeper, Oruru; NEALE, F H, farmer, Marua; PEPI, H A, farmer, Mangonui; SPRING, H, contractor, Whangarei; VINCENT, S, farmer, Waihape; WELLS, G F, labourer, Te Kopuru; WHITE, G E, dairy farmer, Waimamaku .
FIT FOR ACTIVE SERVICE – Hamilton
BELL, H J, farmer, Komakorau; BUCKINGHAM Arthur, farm hand, Hamilton E; CLARKIN, S J, carrier, Claudelands; CLEMENT, A H, farmer, Rototuna; CORCORAN, B L, railway shunter, Frankton; DAVIS, S W, packer, Hamilton; GORE, J H, farmer, Tuhikaramea; HALLIDAY, Peter, farmer, Frankton; JOHNSTON, Norman, blacksmith, Hamilton; KIRKWOOD, M G, farmer, Te Akau; KNEEBONE, C H, slaughterman, Huntly; McNICOL, W J, auctioneer, Hamilton; OSBORNE, D M, farmer, Hamilton; PRATT, J R, farmer, Te Kuiti; SHARP, J W, tablet porter, Horotiu; SILVER, G J, joiner’s assistant, Ngaruawahia; SOWMAN, A E, clerk, Hamilton; STANTON, V W, farmer, Te Uku; WETHERILL, N I, farmer, Ponsonby; WOOD, W J, commercial traveller, Auckland.
DUNKEN, W J, railway employee, Hamilton; GOUGH, T H, gent’s outfitter, Claudelands; LEECH, J S, school teacher, Te Mata; McNIVEN, R N, draper, Hamilton.; MGUINESS, J L, traveller, Claudelands; MITCHELL, G A, farmer, Hamilton; MOORE, John, bushman, Waitatuna; WAINWRIGHT, C A, electric linesman, Ngaruawahia; YOUNG, J A, farmer, Hamilton
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