AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
25 NOVEMBER 1915
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
QUALIFIED FOR COMMISSIONS
The following candidates passed for first appointments to commissions at the August examinations in the Auckland Military District:
4th, Waikato, Mounted Rifles – Sgt E SPAIN
Garrison Artillery – Cpl R C CLARIDGE
Divisional Signal Co – Col/Sgt E G BADDELEY, Cpl E L BARKER
15th, North Auckland, Regiment – Sgt Major C V GRANT
16th, Waikato, Regiment – Sgt A LAMONT
MILITARY DEFENCE FORCE – PROMOTIONS & APPOINTMENTS
To Colonel – Lt Col (temporary Col) Vere Staunton SMYTH, ADC
Lt Col (temp. Col) Robert LOGAN, ADC
To Lieut Colonels – Major (temp. L/Col) Harry Rowland POTTER
Major (temp. L/Col) George Stafford RICHARDSON
To Major – Captain (temp Major) James Edgecumbe BARTON
Captain (temp Major) William Leo ROBINSON
Captain (temp Major) Charles Henry Jeffries BROWN
Captain (temp Major) Walter Harry MEDDINGS
To Captain – Lieut (temp.Capt) Harry McKellar White RICHARDSON
Lieut (temp.Capt) Andrew Harley BURN
Lieut (temp.Capt) George Bertram BANKS
Lieut (temp.Capt) Hugh Bernard WHEELER
Lieut (temp.Capt) Harold Lloyd de Fosges GARLAND
Lieut (temp.Capt) George William BRADDELL
Royal New Zealand Artillery
To Lieut Colonels – Major (temp Lt/Col) Herbert Edward PILKINGTON
To Major – Captain Avon Tatham STANDISH
RNZA & TERRITORIAL FORCE
6th Manawatu Mounted Rifles
2nd Lieut (on probation) – Lance Lytton KING from the 16th, Waikato, Regt, supernumerary to establishment.
NZ Garrison Artillery
To 2nd Lieut – Benjamin John AGER
3rd Auckland Regiment
Captain Alfred COUTTS from the retired list to be Captain (temp)
Captain John Falconer ERWEN from the unattached list to be Captain (temp)
From 2nd Lieut to Lieutenant
HARRISON, Hatwyn Stanley
KNIGHT, Cedric Leonard
WATSON, Thomas Henry
6th Hauraki Regiment – Q/Master & Captain Joseph NATHAN is transferr4ed to the Reserve of Officers Motor Body Section, Auckland Section
To Lieutenant - Edward W ROWLANDS
To 2nd Lieutenant – FOWLER, Frank George; HEMUS, Harry H; LANE, Major William; LEANN?LOANN, Alfred George; LONSDALE, Herbert; ROSE, Walter Douglas; STRANGER, Milton C; WILKINSON, William A; WILSON, Alex. M.
MARSHALL, Trooper Thomas, married, 27 yrs, belonging to Lower Hutt, died in Wellington last week. He had been ill for three months.
AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES - New Zealanders serving with Australian troops
BROUGHTON, Pte T – dangerously ill; CULPAN, Pte B E – hospital London; DAWE, Pte J – sent to Birmingham; DECK, L/Cpl R W – embarked for England; FRASER, Cpl G – hospital Birmingham; GOULD, Pte G – hospital Birmingham; KNOWLES, Pte W E – disembarked Malta; MARTIN, Bugler H D – died of illness; McCONCHIE, Pte D – progressing favourably; MOLLARD, Pte O L – embarked for England; OSBORNE, Pte B – sent to Heliopolis; RUSSELL, Pte E W – disembarked Malta; SALEK, Spr L – disembarked Malta; TEMPLER, Pte F D – died of wounds; WILSON, Pte J – hospital London; WOOD, Pte L C – hospital London; YOUNG, Pte B F – hospital London.
TENTH REINFORCEMENTS Quote from No.4 Group
Under command of Captain ROGERS
ABBOTT, R, Te Kuiti; BALLE, B, Pukekohe; BATHURST, F H, Te Awamutu; BEAGLE, G, Hamilton; BENGE, W H, Leamington; BROWNE, N S, Hinuera; BUCHANAN, H A, Hamilton; CHIPLIN, T W, Whangarata; CRAKE, E H, Hamilton; DANIELLS, G, Te Awamutu; DASSLER, C F, Te Awamutu; DAVIS, C E, Hamilton; DOBSON, J R, Te Hirua; EARLY, T V G, Huntly; FARRELL, D, Matamata; FOSTER, J, Mercer; GOODWIN, W C, Otahuhu; HAPPER, A, Te Awamutu; HENDRY, N H, Pokeno; HICKEY, W, Cambridge; HOGG, A, Cambridge; HUNT, J W, Hamilton; IVES, E, Mercer; JACKSON, H, Te Awamutu; JOHNSON, P J, Te Kuiti; KNOWLES, C, Hamilton; LEONARD, J G, Frankton; LIDDLE, A E, Te Kuiti; LOCKLEY, B A, Cambridge; MacKENZIE, G W, Waiuku; MADDOCKS, C, Hotoriu; MARKS, E H, Cambridge; MARTIN, J, Te Awamutu; McCONACHIE, H R, Waitomo; McGREGOR, J A, Kihikihi; McINNES, J A, Hamilton; MEAD, W P, Ngaruawahia; MITCHELL, H H, Pukekohe; MORVEN, J, Piopio; NEILL, M, Piopio; NOFFKE, O N, Raglan; PAGE, J, Tuakau; PRYOR, W A, Hamilton; RICHARDSON, J, Rototuna; RUNCIMAN, W, Te Kuiti; SHAW, W, Te Kuiti; TAYLOR, A C, Otorohanga; TIERNEY, C N, Ohinewai; TROTMAN, A J, Hamilton; WALSH, C, Pukekohe; WHARFE, A S F, Te Awamutu; WILLIAMS, C G, Mercer; WRIGHT, J J, Cambridge.
CAMPBELL, W A, Hamilton; CAREY, H O, Ohaupo; CLARKE, W, Okoroire; CLARKE, W R, Te Kuiti; DOWDEN, W E, Kiokio; HENRICKSEN, T, Frankton; HUESTON, J R, Kauroa; JOHNSTON, W H,Waharoa; MOTION, W, Walton; ROGERS, H, Matangi; WALKER, J H, Moeroa; WRIGHT, A, Hamilton.
BODWIN, N H, Rangiriri; BOUGHTON, A J, Te Kuiti; DELAMORE, R, Hamilton; GEE, A N, Hamilton; GRIFFITHS, B, Te Kuiti; LAWRY, M J, Hamilton; SOUTH, P J, Hamilton; TALBOT, H G, Pukekohe; VICKERS, A O, Hamilton.
BRASH, H, Hamilton; CUMMINS, E, Huntly; MAYES, P A, Hamilton; RIDDELL, W J, Hamilton.
BARR, J, Hamilton
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