AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
28 SEPTEMBER 1916
AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES - New Zealanders serving with Australian Forces
ADAMS, L/Cpl W wounded; BENNELL, Pte G missing; CAMERON, L/C J wounded; CAMERON, Pte E J wounded; COSGROVE, Pte R wounded; FORBES, Pte F progressing favourably; GIBBS, Pte B O T missing; GILLIATT, Pte T wounded; HARSEN, Pte J wounded; HENDERSON, Pte F wounded; HENRY, Pte W (2nd) wounded; HERBERT, Pte B W J wounded; HICKSON, Sgt H J wounded; JESSER, Pte J wounded; JOHNSON, Sgt C H wounded; JOHNSTON, Pte E A wounded; LANDLESS, Pte A wounded; LYON, Pte E N wounded; MARPLEADER, Pte A wounded; McNEIL, Cpl wounded; PURCHASE, Pte R G wounded; RILEY, Pte J wounded; SMITH, Pte D wounded; SMITH, Pte O (2nd) wounded; SUTHERLAND, Pte N A wounded; TREASURE, Pte W missing.
RETURNING FOR COMMISSIONS
BELLERBY, L/Cpl John Field Engrs; BERRYMAN, Sgt Stanley CMR; CRAWFORD, Tpr Lewis Watson Div HQ; DYER, Sgt Major Herbert Francis Cty Batt; GEORGETTI, Sgt Austine Field Artillery; GILLIES, Sgt Major John Munro Otago Batt; HARPER, Sgt Major Norman Robert Cty Batt; STOCKER, Sgt Ernest OMR.
PROMOTED IN THE FIELD - Nominees for Commissions
NZEF nominees for commissions in the Imperial Forces for July 1916:
ABBEY, Sgt Major A W NZFA
BOYS, Sgt J D 1st, Auckland, Battalion
CAMERON, Cpl J D Otago Mounted Rifles
INGALL, Cpl C G NZMC
QUARTLEY, Sgt Major Canterbury Mounted Rifles
NZEF Commissions granted to non-commissioned officers & men serving at the front and returning to NZ to join reinforcement drafts:
ANDERSON, Gnr J NZFA
BROOK, Sgt Major J C 1st, Auckland, Battalion
DEANS, Sgt D Canterbury MR
McLEAN, Sgt L H 1st, Auckland, Battalion
MORGAN, Sgt H L 1st, Auckland, Battalion
REES, Sgt Major Frank L nominated for an Imperial commission in April, has since been transferred for appointment to a commission in a reinforcement draft, NZEF.
List of candidates passing the special examination in August for first appointments to commissions:
ABEL, Sgt A H; ANGUS, Sgt H J; BARCLAY, Cpl J W; BATHGATE, Co.Sgt Mjr C M; BEECHEY, Sgt F J; BUCHANAN, Sgt A E; CHIRNSIDE, Battery Sgt Mjr W; CLOSS, Sgt W O; DE LA MARE, Sgt F A; DE LAMBERT, Sgt F C; DENDY, Sgt A E; HIGHET, Sgt H A; HOBBS, Sgt S M; KING, Co.Sgt Mjr W R; LARSEN, Sgt A J; LE LIEVRE, Sgt C A; LORD, Sgt H J; MACKLEY, Sgt C; MACLEOD, Sgt M K; MARRIOTT, Sgt A A; MARTIN, Sgt A; McKEOWN, Sgt A E; McROBERTS, Sgt EO; MILNES, Sgt H A E; MOORE, Co.Sgt Mjr F W; NEAVE, Sgt D E; OLSEN, Sgt O R; PARK, Sgt J; SMITH, Sgt G G; STABLES, Sgt R H; WILLIAMSON, Sgt P.
AICKIN, Sgt T W; BAIGENT, Sgt I E; BISLEY, Sgt E A H; BOSCAWEN, Cpl E A; CHAMBERS, Sgt Major; HARRIS, Sgt C J; KING, Sgt G L; LAWRENCE, Cpl C H; PATERSON, Cpl L McK; RYAN, Cpl L C; TREWEEK, Sgt F G.
NO.4 GROUP ENLISTMENTS Hamilton
ANDREWS, Thomas Hamilton; CAMERON, Ewen Onewhero; DUGGAN, James Hamilton; ENTWISTLE, Cyril J Fencourt; EYRE, Clarence R Te Awamutu; FAIR, Richard A Hamilton; FOSTER, Stanley Ohinewai; GRANT, Ralph T Ramarama; HOFFMAN, Charles A Tamahere; JOHNSTONE, Thomas Mercer; KENNY, Charles Aria; LEITCH, Thomas Glen Massey; LITTLE, Leonard H Te Awamutu; ; ONGHRIN, Samuel Pukekohe; McIVOR, John Pukekohe; McSHERRY, Frederick G Hamilton; ; PARLANE, Sidney G Hamilton; RYAN, Edward Pukekohe; SHARP, Henry Pukekohe;SMITH, Albert G F C East Tamaki; WHITE, Stanley W Raetihi; WILEY, Benjamin C Taupiri; WILSON, John Tuakau; WINTERINGHAM, Thomas, Hamilton.
Awarded to the following New Zealanders:
BEDGOOD, L/Cpl Rifle Brigade; BRISTER, Sgt Canterbury; CRAWFORD, Sgt Auckland; GEANEY, Pte Rifle Brigade; HOLMES, Sgt Wellington; KENNEDY, Bdr F Field Artillery; KULITZ, Bdr Field Artillery; LINKLATER, Spr Field Engineers; MILLAR, Gnr W Field Artillery; OCKENDRY, Pte Otago; OSMERS, Gnr Field Artillery; RECOTTE, L/Cpl Rifle Brigade; SAVIGNY, Gnr Field Artillery; SIMMERS, Sgt Rifle Brigade; WILLIAMS, Sgt S Field Artillery; WRIGHT, Cpl A Rifle Brigade.
GALLANT NEW ZEALANDERS
BEDGOOD, L/Cpl, Rifle Brigade Military Medal
BRISTER, Sgt, Canterbury Military Medal
COWLES, Capt John, Rifle Brigade Military Cross
CRAWFORD, Sgt, Auckland Military Medal
ELLIS, Lieut Philip, Field Artillery Military Cross
FRONT, Private, WIB Distinguished Conduct Medal
GEANEY, Pte, Rifle Brigade Military Medal
HOLMES, Sgt, Wellington Military Medal
KENNEDY, Bdr F, Field Artillery Military Medal
KIBBLEWHITE, Lieut Edward, WIB Military Cross
KULITZ, Bdr, Field Artillery Military Medal
LEPPER, Rifleman, NZRB Distinguished Conduct Medal
LINKLATER, Spr, Field Engineers Military Medal
McCORMICK, Rifleman, NZRB Distinguished Conduct Medal
MILLAR, Gnr W, Field Artillery Military Medal
NIMMO, Rifleman, NZRB - Distinguished Conduct Medal
OCKENDRY, Pte, Otago - Military Medal
OSMERS, Gnr, Field Artillery Military Medal
POTTER, Private, WIB - Distinguished Conduct Medal
POWLEY, Capt Alfred, Rifle Brigade Military Cross
RECOTTE, L/Cpl, Rifle Brigade Military Medal
SAVIGNY, Gnr, Field Artillery Military Medal
SIMMERS, Sgt, Rifle Brigade Military Medal
WILLIAMS, Sgt S, Field Artillery Military Medal
WRIGHT, Cpl A, Rifle Brigade Military Medal
WOOD, Sergeant John, on leave from Hanmer, died on the Pateena en route from Lyttelton. NOK: Mrs M Wood, Mornington, Dunedin. One time Secretary of the Early Settlers Assn. Had been to Wellington in order to say goodbye to his son leaving with the 17th Reinforcements.
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