AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
31 AUGUST 1916
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
COMMISSIONS GAINED Imperial & Dominion
The following members of the NZEF are the nominees for commissions in the Imperial Forces for June 1916:
CAMERON, Sgt Mjr Auckland Battalion
DAWSON, Sgt Canterbury Mounted Rifle Regiment
DRURY, Gunner Divisional Artillery
HOOD, Sgt Divisional Train
MUDFORD, Rifleman A C 4th Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade
Commissions in the NZEF have been granted to the following non-commissioned officers and men serving at the front and returning to NZ to join reinforcements drafts:
BELLERBY, Driver J L; DYER, Sgt Major F; GILLIES, Sgt J M; JICKELL, Sgt H N; WALES, QMS J G; WAYMOUTH, L/Cpl S
Following are the names of the candidates who passed the special examinations for first appointments to commissions held in the reinforcement camps:
BULLARD, CSM J N Infantry; CAMERON, Sgt McR Infantry; DAVIS, Sgt S Infantry; DENNISTON, Sgt L H Infantry; FOWLER, Sgt C D G Infantry; HARLYON, Sgt R T Infantry; HENRICK, Sgt H S Infantry; HOLMES, Sgt C H Infantry; KIRKER, Sgt H R Field Artillery; LARSEN, Sgt A W Engineers; LAWS, Sgt G C Infantry; LITTLE, CMS N F Infantry; LUCAS, Sgt G M Infantry; PAISLEY, Sgt A D Infantry; PRITCHARD, Sgt I G Infantry; ROSE, Sgt E J Infantry; TALBOT, Cpl A Infantry; TISDALL, Sgt L F Infantry; TRAYNOR, Sgt F J Infantry; TURNING, Sgt H A Infantry; WATERSON, CSM C Infantry; WHITE, Sgt K R Infantry; WILLIS, Sgt C B Infantry; WORLEY, Sgt R Infantry.
AITKEN, Sgt W P Infantry; ARMSTRONG, Sgt A K Infantry; BASSETT, Sgt L W Infantry; BAYNE, Sgt J McC Infantry; BLYTH, Sgt A Infantry; BROOK, Sgt C Infantry; BROWN, Sgt C S Infantry; DAVY, Sgt E Infantry; DEEHAN, Sgt J T Infantry; EATON-TURNER, Sgt G W Engineers; FAIRBROTHER, Sgt L M Infantry; GRANGER, Sgt E C Infantry; GRIMWADE, Sgt E N Infantry; HALLIWELL, CSM R S Infantry; HANNAH, CSM A M Infantry; HARDY, Sgt J L Infantry; LASCELLES, CSM W R Infantry; LAWSON, Sgt H Infantry; MANN, Sgt W Infantry; MARSDEN, CSM J S Infantry; McCLURE, Sgt C B T Infantry; McPADDEN, Sgt J F Infantry; MORPETH, Sgt A Infantry; NICHOLLS, CSM G H Infantry; OCONNOR, Sgt M B Infantry; PARKIN, Sgt V G Infantry; PATTRICK, Sgt H B Infantry; ROBERTSHAW, Sgt A K Infantry; ROBINSON, CSM C G H Infantry; SCOTT, CSM M J Infantry; SMITH, Sgt H C Infantry; WALKER, Cpl S Infantry; WESTON, Sgt G T Infantry
FISHER, Trooper C, a returned soldier who went with the Main Body, died suddenly in Wellington last week from heart failure, aged 23. His parents reside at Feilding.
RETURNING ON DUTY ex Arawa
STEADMAN, Sgt Major Maurice Archibald
MARSHALL, Dr Macdonald
Army Nursing Service:
TAYLOR, Sister Ethel Watkins; MACDONALD, Sister S
Escorting blind brother:
AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES New Zealanders serving with Australian forces
ADAMSON, Pte H killed in action; ATLEY, Gunner A W wounded; BUND, W missing; BRUNTON, Pte J wounded; CHALINERS, Sgt R D wounded (3rd time); CHAMBERLAIN, Pte C killed in action; CONLON, Pte H R wounded; FOOGLEY, Pte O R wounded; FULLWOOD, Pte A missing; GLEESON, Pte W T wounded; HAMILTON, Pte R wounded; HOLDSWORTH, L/Cpl J C killed in action; McCORMACK, Driver C ill; MORROW, L/Cpl J S wounded; REES, Pte W G died of wounds; SEXTON, L/Cpl J wounded; SKINNER, Pte A J killed in action; TURNBULL, Pte J O wounded; WARES, Pte J ill; WAUGH, Pte T killed in action
Military medals have been awarded to the following members of the NZ Infantry
BELL, Cpl W D; BRIGHTWELL, Pte F; KENNEDY, Pte A; NICHOLAS, Sgt L R
STARKY, 2nd Lieut James Baynton, of Christchurch, serving with the Wiltshires, has been killed in action.
ENLISTMENTS IN NO.4 GROUP
BAILLIE, Thomas D Otorohanga; BAXTER, Frederick Hamilton; BREGMAN, Seddon Rangiriri; BROAD, Francis S E Hamilton ; BULLINGHAM, Sidney V J Hakikihi; BURNETT, Percy Jas. Ngaruawahia; CAMERON, James Tuakau; CAPPER, George H Ohinewai; CARLYON, Ivan Huntly; CHAPMAN, William J B Te Kuiti; CLARK, Samuel J Pirongia; ELLIS, John L Te Kuiti; FINLAY, Benjamin O Clevedon; GILES, Thomas C Awakino; GRANDERSON, Archibald T Hamilton; GREGG, Robert F Otorohanga; HEALEY, William V Huntly; HILL, Arnold E Otorohanga; HOOPER, Edgar E H Hamilton; IRLAM, Walter Hinuera; JACKSON, Gainer Pukekohe; JOHNASEN, Walter O Te Kuiti; KINAHAU, Edwin Otorohanga; KING, Clarence Hamilton; KLEIN, Lewis Te Kuiti; LAUCHLAN, John W Te Kuiti; MANDERSON, Alexander Hamilton; McENTEE, James F Otorohanga; McGUINNESS, William Hamilton; McINDOE, Norman C Ngaruawahia; McKELVIE, Robert J Tauwhare; McLELLAN, Alister Ngaroma; McNICKLE, John Rototuna; PARMAN, Corrie J Te Kawa; PARSONS, Fred. W Otorohanga; PHILYS, Stanley Hamilton; PLUMMER, Claud T Hamilton; RALLS, Herbert G Manurewa; SCOTT, Jas. W H Awakino; SMITH, George W H Te Kuiti; SMITH, Ralph Pukerimu; SPAIGL (sic) William J Te Kuiti; STEEL, Gordon N Te Kuiti; STUBBS, Charles F Te Awamutu; SUTHERLAND, Robert R Waimiha; THOMSON, Percy Hamilton; WITNEY, William Te Kuiti.
Page 60CHALLIS, Pte C H, Nelson, 19th Reinforcements, died on Saturday at Featherston from pneumonia following measles.
McINTOSH, Pte R M, specialist with the 19th Reinforcements, died on Sunday at Trentham from bronchial pneumonia and measles.
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