AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
28 JUNE 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
DELATOUR, Lieut Colonel H A, aged 68, died suddenly at Invercargill. He had been acting as a member of a medical board under the Military Service Board. It is supposed death was due to heart disease.
BLAYNEY, 2nd Lieut Charles Edward, Royal Flying Corps, gallantry rewarded – NOK: Mr Blayney, Devonport.
CULLING, Flight Lieut Thomas Grey, RNAS, son of Mr T S Culling, Victoria Avenue, Remuera, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. Recently reported to his father as missing on 8 June 1917. He is aged 21 and went Home in August 1915, joining the Naval Flying Corps. He has been in France for about nine months. He came to Auckland from Dunedin with his parents about 11 years ago and was educated at King’s College, Auckland. At the time of enlistment he was employed by Messrs A J Entrican & Co.
ARCHIBALD, Sgt W D, son of William Archibald, Rangiora, Hikurangi, serving with Australian Forces, has been awarded the DCM.
PRESTON, Lieut Alan H, son of Mr & Mrs J W Preston, Westbourne, Devonport, has been killed in action.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
BACKHOUSE, J, dairy farmer, Cambridge; BAKER, C E, Huntly; BROWN, N, train examiner, Frankton Junction; BROWNLEE, J M, Huntly; COUGHLEY, S W, farmer, Taupiri; CRAIG, W, farmer, Cambridge; DEANE, J V, fireman, Huntly Mine; DOOLEY, James, winding engineer, late of Huntly; DOOLEY, John, Huntly; DRAY, W A M, plumber, Cambridge; EARLY, H A, Huntly; FEENY, L, jockey, Frankton Junction; GREENSLADE, L on behalf of Robert PARTINGTON; HOGG, A W, Huntly; HOLDAWAY, K M, farmer, Hamilton; HUNTER, Richard, undertaker, Hamilton; LE BAILLY, H W, dairy farmer, Onewhero; LIDDLE, G W, Huntly; LORNIE, A, farmer, Orini; MATCHETT, Frank, factory assistant, Fencourt; McKENTY, Pukemiro; MONTGOMERY, J, farmer, Leamington; MOONEY, D H, sheetmetal-worker, Hamilton East; PETRIE, D on behalf of L M Petrie, Ngaruawahia; PREEST, Stanley, Orini; RADFORD, Mrs Jane on behalf of her son, a voluntary recruit now in camp ; ROSE, R E, farmer, Pukewahia; ROWE, O E, Cambridge; SHAW, F, labourer, Hamilton; SLATER, J J H, farmer, Pukekawa; SMITH, H, Milker, Cambridge; TAYLOR, C L, farm manager, Eureka; WARD, S, Huntly; WRIGHT, James, soldier in camp; ZANK, C, farmer, Waiterimu.
ADAMS, C E, dairy farmer, Hikurangi; ATTWOOD, P E J, farmer, Maunu; BEEHRE, H S, carter, Whangarei; BROPHY, W, boat builder, Whangarei; CAMPBELL, L D E, road contractor; CARTER, W H, dairy farmer, Hikurangi; COWARD, J F, farmer, Whangarei; DWYER, L R, dairy farmer, Hikurangi; EDGE, L H, farm hand, Waikiekie; FREEMAN, Ernest W, farmer, Nukutawhiti; GREY, L Robert jr; HAMILTON, Richard, coal miner; HARNETT, E D, farmer, Parua Bay; JONES, W H, dairy farmer, Hukerunui; LAMB, P J, Otuhi; McBEATH, W H, plasterer; McLENNAN, John P, farmer, Kauri; REDDY, John, farm labourer, Kaiwaka; ROBSON, H F, farmer, Maungatapere; RUTHERFORD, James, store-keeper, Whangarei; RYAN, T H, farmer, Titoki ; STRONGMAN, Oliver, bushman, Whakapara; STUART, C, farmer, Kaiwaka; SUTHERLAND, M D, farmer, Waipu North; SUTHERLAND, S, farmer, Helena Bay; WHITAKER, W, farmer, Ruatangata; WORDLOF, J, engineer, Waipu; WRIGHT, Camden, farmer, Pakotai; WRIGHT, Henry, hotel porter, Whangarei; YOUNG, F M, bushman, Whangarei.
ALEXANDER, W, farmer, Rangiriri; ANDERSON, L A, labourer, Pukekawa; AULT, E W, farm hand, Te Arataea; BARRY, D G, baker, Frankton; BENN, W J F, farm hand, Cambridge; CALLAGHAN, J H, miner, Taupiri; GRANT, William A, stock agent, Ohinewai; HODSON, J T, returned soldier, Horotiu; KELLY, J R, dairy farmer, Mercer; KEMP, C E H C, carpenter, Rangiriri; RICHARD, D G, dairy farmer, Hamilton; ROSE, H G, farmer, Te Kuiti; RUSH, W J, farmer, Cambridge; RUSHTON, B S, labourer, Huntly; THOMSON, A T, farmer, Gordtonton; TURNER, A T, farmer, Te Kuiti.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
DEAN, Leonard T, flaxmiller, Mercer; GLANVILLE, Henry P, farmer, Parakakau; HYLAND, James F, hotel manager, Maungaturoto; METHVEN, James, foreman, Dominion Portland Cement Co.
McMENAMIN, Chaplain Captain, NZEF – small obituary
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