AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
30 SEPTEMBER 1915
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
WAIKATO MOUNTED RIFLES
Devotion to Duty – ‘mentioned’ in an order by Major F Chapman – men of the 4th, Waikato, Mounted Rifles.
FARRELLY, Tpr O F, 13-368
FARRER, Sgt, KIA, 13-338 – since KIA
GARLAND, L/C Greville, 13-56 – s/o Mr W O Garland, McMurray Rd, Remuera, promoted to full Corporal after the action on May 18 and has since been wounded, now in hospital in Egypt.
JOHNS, Tpr W H
LOGAN, Lt P, died of wounds, 13-154 – s/o Col R Logan, Administrator of Samoa
MACKERETH, Tpr R, 13-334
ROBERTS, Lt J M – s/o Col Roberts, NZC, of Auckland
WEIR, Lt F J, died of wounds – only s/o Mrs Weir, Lillington Ave, Remuera
WILSON, Sgt R D, 13-333
RECRUITS FOR THE MINERS’ CORPS, WAIHI
BARNES, E; BOSTOCK, Henry; BROWN, Henry; BUTLER, Henry; CAPPER, Harry; CHIVERS, H; COUTTS, J; DARGAN, Silvester; DAVIES, G; DAVIES, L; DOHERTY, J W; DOYLE, James; GEACH, T; GUNTON, Chas; HARRIS, George A; HERBERT, J; HUGHES, T G; LUNN, G; MATTHEWS, Peter; McANNERY, F E; McCORMICK, W F; MEYER, H E; MURDOCH, Alexander; NORRIS, J R; PAGE, W; PENNELL, H A; RACE, G; RICKARD, Edward; ROBINSON, W; TATHAM, W P; TAYLOR, J; TREMBERTH, George F; TRESTON, P; WELLS, Charles.
No.4 Group, for Miners’ Contingent
ALEXANDER, W E, Te Kuiti; BRADY, D, Te Kuiti; EVANS, P, Glen Massey; JONES, P, Otahuhu; McDONALD, D, Pukemiro; McLEAN, H B, Hamilton; McLEAN, D, Glen Massey; NEEDHAM, H, Taumatawaenga; OLIVER, J E, Huntly; POWER, T, Te Kuiti; SARICH, A, Huntly; SCHENCH, A, Huntly
COMYNS, Cpl Claude, s/o late Robert Comyns of Auckland, found on the railway line near Okoia on Monday. Deceased who left with the main body, was recently invalided on account of deafness. His mother resides in Wanganui.
AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES - New Zealanders serving with Australian troops
Died of Wounds
MOORE, Gnr T E L; McKINNON, Gnr I G; GARDINER, Tpr W T B, educated in NZ.
BEHN, Pte B; EWINGTON, Pte F W; VERGE, Capt A [Dardanelles]
CLAY, Sgt J E; DEBOURBEL, Pte E R, Malta; HEWITT, Pte H C (2nd); HINES, Pte A J; HUTTON, 2nd Lt H H; LETTCH, Pte; McGRATH, Pte G; PICKERING, Cpl H G, Malta; WILLIS, Pte R H.
CRUICKSHANK, Dvr S H, Alexandria; HENRY, Pte W; JOHNSON, Pte W, disembarked Malta; KIRKWOOD, Pte R E; TAYLOR, Dvr R L, hospital London; TURLEY, Pte P, hospital London; URQUHART, Gnr J, hospital Alexandria.
Returned to Duty
GIESLER, Pte G, prev. reported wounded
MEN FOR THE FORCES – No.3 Group
BAKER, J ?, Kohukohu
DICKEY, N, Whangarei
FORSYTH, W J, Whangarei
FOUGERE, P B, Kaikohe
TRENTHAM RIFLE BRIGADE
ALEXANDER, J G, Okaihau; ASHTON, H W, Whangarei; BEASLEY, R W, Parua Bay; BELLVE, E S, Taheke; BISSETT, J, Whangarei; BOOTH, I, Kaikohe; CAMERON, C ?, Horahora; CAMERON, F, Horahora; CAMPBELL, W T, Mangonui; CARROLL, T J, Whangarei; CHURTON, L M, Kohukohu ; CLEMENTS, E R, Matapouri; CODLIN, W E, Maungakaramea; COLEMAN, C C, Mangonui; COLEY, A K, Okaihau; CONLON, A, Herekino; CONLON, E J, Herekino; CHRISTIE, H, Towai; COOKE, H A, Mangamuka, Hokianga; COTTERILL, F V S, Hikurangi; CROFT, F, Whakapara; DAHOUSIE (sic), R H, freezing works, Whangarei; DAY, J S, Whangarei; DICKEY, A, Nukutawhiti; DUFTY, A J, Whangarei; FARACH?, G, Whangarei; FLETCHER, H J, Whangapei; FYLES, F C, Whangarei; GOODHEW, A C, Taumarere; GOODHEW, F L, Taheke; GRIFFIN, G W, Whangarei; GRIGG, P S, Maramaku; GUEST, J W, Herekino; GUTTERSON, C W, Onerahi; HALVORSON, H A, Whananaki; HARNETT, C R, Paiaka, Hukerenui; HARPER, A, Whangarei; HAY, J, Whakapara; HEADLEY, T A, Tapuhi; HICKMAN, R, Whangarei Heads; HODGE, W P, Ruatangata; HOLT, C, Russell; HUGHES, W H, Kaeo; HUMPHREY, T S, Whangarei; IRVINE, C, Mangonui; ISRAEL, G, Taheke; KEATLEY, J, Hukerenui; KEAY, D S, Herekino; KELLETT, W C, Whangarei; MARVIN, A H, Whangarei; MAY, B, Whangarei; McCREADY, M N, Whangarei; McDONALD, H, Whau Valley; McDONALD, J, Mangonui; McILWARTH, J G, Paronga; McINNIS, D R, Marua; McKAY, D J, Mangonui; McKENZIE, D, Herekino; McLEAN, Whangarei; McLEAY, J, Kaikohe; McMANUS, C, Kerikeri; MIHAGERIC, P, Whangarei; MILLS, W J, Russell; MORGAN, H, Whangaroa; MORGAN, V, WhangareiNANKWELL, L, Whananaki; NASH, W W, Portland; NELDER, J, Koutu, Hokianga; NORTH, W, Whangarei; OVERINGTON, J S, Peria; PARSONS, J A, Tapuhi; PEARSON, W I, Whananaki; PLIACUM, J, Aukutawhiti; POTTER, G, Whangarei; RHODES, P D, Peria; ROBERTS, F S, Ruatangata; RESETAR, J, Whangarei; ROSS, G, Whangarei [?BUSH]; ROY/RAY?, L O, Mangonui; SAWYER, R D, Whangarei; SHERING, S G, Hukerenui; SHOEBRIDGE, E S, Ngunguru; SHORTLAND, E, Whananaki?; SIMPSON, A J M, Ohaewai; SMITH, W J, Mangawai; SPENCER, J T, Portland; STRAKER, J, Kaitaia; TAYLOR, G S, Whakapara; TAYLOR, R H, Hikurangi; THORBURN, A W, Parua Bay; THOMPSON, W L, Whangarei; TOWN, A, Portland; TURNWALD, T, Kohukohu; TVEDCICH, V, Whangarei; VINCENT, F G, Kaikohe; WHITE, R L S, Kohukohu; WHITFIELD, R, ?Rawene; WILLIAMS, G E, Kawakawa; WINNARD, H, Whangarei; WOOD, G A, Awanui; YARRALL, T S, ?Titoki; YORKE, W, Kaeo.
NCO’s 10th DRAFT
BECHMAN, T H, Kaitaia; HAROLD, A W, Whangarei; HARTY, T, Taheke; MONTGOMERY, H, Mititai; NEWTON, E, Kaitaia; WINGROVE, C, Whangarei.
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