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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
30 DECEMBER 1915

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

TWELFTH REINFORCEMENTS - NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

A Company – Corporals
BISHOP, T A; BRASSEY, O M; CLARK, C J M V; GARDNER, S; McLENNAN, D S; MADILL, A R; SCOTT, C E; TURLEY, C E; ROBERTSON, D A; WARD, F L.

B Company – Corporals
ANDREWS, M F; BORROWS, W L; CARTER, S C; EVERISS, D; KINVIG, J G; MILLIER, B W; PREBBLE, C; RIVERS, J D; WEIR, G H; WILLIS, H.

C Company – Corporals
BAKER, A S; BEST, G; COLE, G L; DUNNE, M J; HANNA, H; HIGGINS, A L; PARKINSON, S; SHEPPARD, J C; SOLOMON, H P; STAPLETON, F E.

D Company – Corporals
ASTWOOD, E; BADDILY, A G; BARNSLEY, W E;CHEGWIDDEN, T A; DAVIE, C J; HAMILTON, A R; IRONSIDE, G E; M’LEOD, G W; MACGREGOR, A C; SHIRLEY, G V; SINCLAIR, C E.

E Company – Corporals
DUNLOP, W; FINDLAY, J A; HEDGMAN, A W; JOSLAND, F W; KNAPP, R H; M’CLURE, W; M’EWAN, J; MORGANTI, T; NUTTALL, J; OLSEN, C O A.

F Company – Corporals
BEE, C E; CATTON, L C W;DYKES, J; GREVILLE, R H; MACKIE, S F; PARSONS, G W; PRATT, C W; REDMOND, W J; SHEARER, E G; YOUNG, A V.

G Company – Corporals
ANDREW, N C; BLAMFIELD, M; CADWALLADER, W A; CORRY-SMITH, L W; DOBSON, J; ERICKSON, A R; FENTON, E J; FERRIDAY, H; HEWITT, J; WILLIAMSON, F.

H Company – Corporals
ANDERSON, A D; BROWNE, C B; HAVILL, F G; HERRICK, J W; HUGHES, F J G; JENNINGS, N W; LAMBERT, G F; MAYS, J E; METCALFE, G W; STEPHENS, C F.

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McCONKEY, Pte A, Main Expeditionary Force, died at Hamilton Hospital from consumption contracted in Egypt.

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FIREMEN JOIN FORCES
Since the outbreak of war about 20% of the members of the Auckland Fire Brigade have volunteered for active service.
BURNS, T R; CHURCH, W; HARPER, C P; HARRIS, F H; MOON, V; MOORE, W T; REXWORTHY, E M; WILLIAMSON, H W; WOOLLEY, C A, Jnr.
The three last named have been wounded.

NCO’s, 14th Reinforcements:
CRANE, A H, Kamo – Mounted Rifles; BALDWIN, E, Dargaville – Infantry; DARLING, C, Dargaville – Infantry; MALLINDINE, W H, Whangarei – Infantry.

RECRUITS FOR TWELFTHS No.3 GROUP – North Auckland Quota
Infantry:
ABRAHAM, Wm – Mangonui; ADAMS, L – Kaimaumau; ALCOCK, N F – Whangarei; ANDERSON, A – Awanui; ANDREWS, N H – Oponone; BEDLINGTON, K L – Whangarei; BELL, W C – Kaitaia; BOYD, J – Purerua; BRADFORD, R – Totoki; BRAKE, G F – Pakotai; BRETT, L S – Kaitaia; BROUGHTON, J – Peria; COPEDO, L C – Dargaville; CROSS, N – Opua; CROSS, S – Opua; DAY, F – Ruatangata; DIGGLE, J – Dargaville; DOBSON, C J – Tokatoka; DYSART, W D – Herekino; EVANS, J T – Waipapakauri; FAITHFUL, J H – Kaitaia; FROST, W D – Dargaville; GILMOUR, W J –Moerewa; GLAVAS, M – Dargaville; GODFREE, R – Dargaville; HARDEN, E M – Whangarei; HAY, J – Whakapara; HUNTER, A – Helensville; JOHNSON, J E – Te Kopuru; JOHNSON, S – Aratapu; JONES, H S – Whangarei; LEMON, W – Taumarere; LINDSAY, J F – Tangowahine; MALCOLM, H R – Kamo; MARSON, F T – Whangarei; McDONALD, H G – Green Meadow, Kaitaia; McGREGOR, R E – Whangarei; McINTYRE, J M – Helensville; McKAY, J – Whangarei; MITCHELL, F – Helensville; MORT, J C – Tokatoka; MORT, W A – Tokatoka; NASH, F – Motukaraka; NELSON, F W – Papuhi, Hukerenui; OGLE, J J – Rangiahua; PARVIN, G T – Kaitaia; PATTERSON, G – Dargaville; PEARSON, R – Rawene; POWELL, V J – Oruru; PYKE, C D – Kaihu; RAWHINGE, L N – Dargaville; RINGROSE, M J D – Te Kopuru; ROBERTSHAW, A K –Waiharara; RODGERS, V – Whangarei; ROPER, A – Whangarei; RUSK, H W – Paraka, Hukerenui; SAVAGE, G – Aovoa; SUTTON, F J – Mititai; TIMS, J A – Titoki; TREMAINE, J G – Ruatangata; WEBB, G S – Dargaville; WEIR, J W – Rangiahua; WHITTEN, W – Auckland; WINTERS, H H – Aratapu.

Artillery:
NESBIT, A – Onerahi

Field Ambulance:
TEISDALE, W D – Maromaku

Mounted Rifles
ARIELL, D W – Maungatautari; BARTLETT, W E – Hukerenui; MARTIN, D A – Whangapei; TAYLOR, H N – Auckland; TEASDALE, J – Helensville.

MEMORIAL TABLET

A tablet in memory of -
Lieutenant R A FRATER; Lieutenant E DODSON; Lance-Corporal H C NORTHCROFT; Corporal L R GRIMWADE, and Private G BROWN
- members of the main body of the NZEF, who were killed at Gallipoli, will be unveiled by the Bishop of Auckland, Dr A W Averill, at St Peter’s Church, Takapuna, on Thursday evening.

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AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES (New Zealanders serving with Australian troops)
ANDERSON, Cpl D – ill; ARMSTRONG, Pte P E – ill; AUSTIN, Pte J – ill, disembarked Malta; BAKER, L/Cpl F – Missing; BARNARD, Sgt S – wounded, disembarked Malta; BREWER, Q/M Sgt A H – wounded, disembarked Malta; COMBES, Pte B H – ill, hospital Epsom; CRUTCHFIELD, G A – wounded, returned to duty; GARDEN, Spr A – died of wounds; GEORGE, G – still dangerously ill.; HARRISON, Pte W – ill, hospital Birmingham; HARTEGEST, Spr W F – ill; KING, Pte J – hospital Birmingham; LAURENSON, J – wounded; LE ROY, B – wounded, returned to duty; McDADE, Pte D – wounded, hospital Epsom; McKNIGHT, Cpl H – ill; O’CONNOR, Pte W – hospital Birmingham; ROBINSON, Pte C K – ill; TURLEY, Pte P – ill; WOOD, Q/M Sgt – ill.

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RECRUITS (Auckland)

BRIGHT, Albert, Avondale; BROWN, Thos. S, Murdoch Rd; COOK, Wilfred, Mauku; DARRALL, Perc. F, Pukekohe; HASTIE, Robt G, East Tamaki; HEDLEY, David A, Epsom; LYE, Albert E, Franklin Rd; McDONALD, Elvyn A, Pukekohe; MOORE, Jos. W, c/o CPO; O’CONNOR, Percy M, Matai Rd, Greenlane; PAGE, Edward, Summer St; POWELL, Herbert, Bradford St; WILLIAMS, Samuel, Scotia Pl; YATES, Joseph, Anglesea St.


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