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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
27 MARCH 1919

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

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FURTHER DECORATIONS

Bar to DSO:
ALLEN, Lt Col R C, DSO

Meritorious Service Medal:
RAFTER, M E, Cpl; SLEIGHT, Sgt G H B

Royal Red Cross – 2nd Class:
ATKINSON, M G, Sister; HUDDLESTONE, B M, Sister

DSO:
ALDERMAN, Lt Col W W; FALCONER, Capt A S, MC; GREGORY, Lt Col G; JENNINGS, Major W I K; MILLIGAN, Major R G; SHEPHERD, Lt Col M F; SOMMERVILLE, Major C; WILSON, Major N R; WILSON, Major R A

Military Cross:
BAXTER, Lt E, died of wounds; BROWNE, 2nd Lt L H; CHAPMAN, W W, Capt; DALDY, R H, Capt; DEMPSTER, N H, Capt; GEORGE, E W, 2nd Lieut; HERRON, Rev D C; McINTOSH, F, Lieut; MINTROM, F H, 2nd Lieut MM; NEWBOULD, M G, Capt; OLSEN, O R, Lieut; REID, S C, Lieut; RHODES, A E T, Capt; SOUTHEY, C C, 2nd Lieut; SUTHERLAND, R, Lieut; TINGEY, E, Capt; WHYTE, A D S, Capt

DCM:
BARCLAY, F, Sgt; BATES, Arthur W, L/Cpl; BATTY, A J, Sgt; BURROWS, L, Sgt; CLIFFORD, F H, Sgt; DICKINSON, E H, Sgt; DUNLOP, A L/Cpl; FREE, W L, Sgt; HATCH, G, Sgt; JOYCE, J P, Sgt Major; KELLY, N, Cpl; McLEAN, K B, Sapper; MILLS, A C, Sgt; MUIR, T, Sgt; PROCTOR, W A, Sgt; RANDALL, A J, L/Cpl; STADE, F A, Pte; TANNAHILL, J T, Sgt, KIA; THOMPSON, R E, Sgt; TILSON, C, Sgt; TRIBE, L, Sgt

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McILVEEN, Lieut S H, RNVR, Auckland, who has been on patrol service for two years, is seriously ill in hospital in Salonika.

HARDHAM, Major W J, VC, who has been seriously ill with a recurrence of malarial fever which he contracted during the war is still in Victoria Hospital, Wellington. He was reported to be improving.

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NZ HONOURS

FREYBERG, General B C, VC – Two bars to DSO, French C de G with palm leaves.

DSO:
MITCHELL, Major G R

Military Cross:
BAXTER, Lt E, died of wounds; BROWNE, 2nd Lt L H; CHAPMAN, W W, Capt; DALDY, R H, Capt; DEMPSTER, N H, Capt; GEORGE, E W, 2nd Lieut; HERRON, Rev D C; JOHNSON, A W, 2nd Lieut; McINTOSH, F, Lieut; MINTROM, F H, 2nd Lieut MM; NEWBOULD, M G, Capt; OLSEN, O R, Lieut; REID, S C, Lieut; RHODES, A E T, Capt; SOUTHEY, C C, 2nd Lieut; SUTHERLAND, R, Lieut; TINGEY, E, Capt; WHYTE, A D S, Capt

Meritorious Service Medal:
AITKEN, A S, Cpl; ALBISTON, C, Sgt; BRUNSDEN, C, QMS; CARRIM, T, Sgt; CASTLE, S J, Sgt; CLARK, T G, QMS; COMMONS, T F, Sgt/Tailor; CROOK, T W, Sgt; DAVIS, H M, Cpl; DAVIS, D, RSM; DEWSNAP, H J, Cpl; EATHER, V W, Cpl; EDEN, E G D, Sgt; EMERSON, A L, RSM; EVANS, G R, RSM; FAIRBAIRN, F, RFM; FOSTER, F W, Sgt; GODFREY, J D, Sgt; GOLDING, R L, QMS; GREEN, J F, Sgt; HANCOCK, R J, Farrier Sgt; HARDING, E S, L/Cpl; HOLMES, J, Sgt; HORNE, C L, Sgt; ILES, H S, CQS; JEFFS, E C, Sgt; KEENAN, C, Sgt; KIVELL, C L, T/Cpl; LISTER, P J, Arm/Sgt; MAHINNEY, W, Sgt; McDOUGALL, A H, S/Sgt; MITCHELL, A, Sgt; MORGAN, M, S/Sgt; MORISON, H B, Sgt; MORRIS, R, L/Cpl; MULLER, H McQ; NARBOROUGH, R B, Pte; NORMAN, C, Sgt; O’CONNOR, J J, Sgt; PERRY, T F, Sgt; PORTER, W L, Sgt; POWER, S, CQMS; PURDIE, C L, SSM; QUIRK, W J, Sgt; QUINTRELL, S B; RICE, P J, T/Sgt; RICKETTS, R A, Sgt; RILEY, W H; ROWLEY, L E, T/Sgt; SAMMONS, W A; SELBIE, D W, Sgt; SLEIGHT, G H B, Sgt; SMITH, J, Sgt; SMITHERS, H, T/Cpl; SPRAGGS, E O, Sgt; STEEL, J R, Sgt; STEWART, C B, SM; TAYLOR, W F, CQMS; TUOPY, J, Sgt; WATCHMAN, R C, Sgt; WEIR, A J, QMSA; WILLS, E C, S/Sgt; WOODS, RQMS

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SOLDIERS’ LAND BALLOT - Mangateparu Settlement

A ballot, confined to discharged soldiers, for 43 sections totalling 3390 acres on the Mangateparu Settlement near Morrinsville, has been conducted by the Auckland Land Board. Fifteen of the sections were reserved for married men and married and single men competed on equal terms for the remaining 28 sections. There were about 180 applicants. The main road, between Morrinsville and Tahuna, runs through the centre of the property, which was formerly owned by Mr Alexander Bell. Provision has been made for a small township in the centre of the block and certain other sections are being retained, with a view to being offered to soldiers later. The successful applicants are:

BALDWIN, F; BALME, P C; BARRACLOUGH, M E; BISHOP, J H; BLAND, R; BRIGHTWELL, P K; BRINKWARD, R; BRUNTON, A; BRYCE, P A; CAMERON, H F; CARTER, A; CUMMINS, C D C; DALTON, J; FARRELL, D; FERRIDAY, J M; FLOWERDAY, C; FOSTER, W; FRANCIS, L E; HERBERT, H S; HOWARTH, A; HUGHES, W C; HUTCHINGS, E H; JOHNSTON, W H; KETTERINGHAM, J R; LEHMANN, N E; MARTIN, W; MARWOOD, W G; MAXWELL, A; MILLS, E; MORRISON, R G; NEABAR, C W; NICHOLSON, E C E; PIPER, D V; RATCLIFFE, L J; ROBINSON, E C N; SELLAR, D; SMITH, L A; STARKE, J; THOMAS, A H; THOMPSON, A W; TIMMS, J; VICKERS, F; WILSON, A D


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