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WEEKLY NEWS                                                                                       5th November 1914

 

 

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MASEFIELD             Killed in Action - From the Christchurch correspondent – Major Robert MASEFIELD, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, a native of Akaroa, eldest son of Mr V Masefield, sheep farmer, Akaroa.  [WN 05.11.1914]

 

STEELE                    Killed in Action25 Oct 1914, Capt Oliver STEELE, Royal Berkshire Regt, eldest son of Mr T J Steele, Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland.  The intimation from the War Office included a message from Earl KITCHENER.  Capt Steele served in the Boer War and in India.  [WN 05.11.1914]

 

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WEEKLY NEWS                                                                                       12th November 1914

 

 

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MATHIESON            Killed in Action – Captain Kenneth MATHIESON, Irish Guards, near Ypres, 1st Nov 1914:  resided near Marton, ex Rangitikei farmer.   [WN 12.11.1914]

 

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WEEKLY NEWS                                                                                       24th December 1914

 

 

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CHOCQUEEL           Killed in Action – Mr Mercel Chocqueel, b/o Andre Chocqueel of Hamilton, at the battle of Betheny on 17 Sept 1914.  Mr Joseph Chocqueel, formerly a res. of Hamilton is among the missing at the fighting around Dixmunde.  [WN 24.12.1914]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  18th February 1915                                                               

 

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HAM                        Pvte W A Ham, Motueka, Nelson, fatally wounded in the Suez Canal engagement 3

Feb 1915, first of the NZEF to be killed in action.  [AWN 18.02.1915]  Photo p.44

 

MORETON               Seaman John Thomas Moreton, Christchurch, HMS Philomel, died of wounds. [AWN 18.02.1915]

 

KNOWLES               Seaman William Edward KNOWLES, Lyttelton, HMS Philomel of the NZ Squadron,

                Killed in action.   [AWN 18.02.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  25th February 1915

 

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TAYLOR                  2nd Lt E H TAYLOR, Auckland, died from pneumonia while serving at the front.

                                Photo on p.48.  .   [AWN 25 Feb 1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  8th April 1915

 

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MALINCK                 Killed in Action – Pvte John Malinck, Reservist from Petone (widow) [AWN 08.04.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  13th May 1915

 

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ROBSON                 Killed in Action 29 April 1915, from wounds received at the Dardenelles, Robert C Robson, eldest s/o Walter & C I Robson, Woodside Rd, Mt Eden, aged 21.  [AWN 13.05.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  20th May 1915

 

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BAILLIE                    Killed in Action  Died of wound received at the Dardenelles, David Shaw BAILLIE, youngest twin son of late John Baillie of Henderson and Mrs Agnes Clark of Dargaville, aged 21.  [AWN 20.05.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  27th May 1915

 

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CARLTON                KIA  Pte William (Billie) Carlton, eldest s/o John & Lillie Carlton, Otonga, Whangarei, who died on the 6th inst. of wounds received at the Dardenelles.  [AWN 27.05.1915

 

SAYLE                    KIA  Lt Sayle, who served with the 6th NZ Contingent in the South African War, has been killed at Ypres.  [AWN 27.05.1915]

 

WALLACE               KIA  Alan, 5 s/o Florence & George Wallace, Devonport, Auckland, died of wounds received at the Dardenelles.  [AWN 27.05.1915               

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  10th June 1915

 

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ELWOOD                 Died of Wounds, Alfred Terah, 2 s/o F & S Elwood of Kaeaea, Dardanelles, 22nd May 1915.   [AWN 10.06.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  17th June 1915

 

 

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SULLIVAN               Killed in Action, Dardanelles, 26 March 1915, Frank Arnold, eldest s/o late Walter

                                Sullivan of Paeroa and Mrs J T Middlebrook, Manui St, Remuera, aged 28.   [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  24th June 1915 

 

 

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MOODY                   Killed in Action 26 May 1915, Gallipoli Peninsula, William (‘Boy’), aged 24yrs 9mths, s/o Mr

                                & Mrs W F Moody, Whakatane.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

SIRCOMBE               Killed in Action 25 April 1915, Dardenelles, ?19/861, Pte Richard William Sircombe, Main

                                Body, Auckland Infantry Batt., eldest s/o R SW & H J Sircombe, Rangiatua, aged 24.         

                                [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

BILLING                   Died of Wounds, 16 June 1915, Dardenelles, Pte C B Billing, s/o C & J Billing of Dargaville,

                                North Auckland, aged 21.       [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

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THESE ARE NOT DEATH NOTICES – THEY WILL PROBABLY TURN UP AGAIN IN THE ‘PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS’ SECTION.

 

 

Auckland Weekly News                                                                 

 

EVANS, Lieut H C – youngest son of Mrs J T Evans, Gisborne, has been killed in action at the Dardanelles at the age of 34.  He left Gisborne 11 years ago and served as a purser aboard the Union Steam Ship Co’s steamer Waikare for some time.  He subsequently went Home aboard the steamer Mimiro and had an adventurous seafaring career.  On the outbreak of war he volunteered and was given a naval commission.   [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

RANDRUP, Pte Holger Bro. – Auckland Infantry Battn, who was reported to have been killed in action on May 8, was a son of Mr N Randrup, Leamington, Cambridge.  He was educated at the Stratford High School and afterwards in Wellington and subsequently entered the civil service, being engaged in the Auckland office of the Lands & Survey Dept as a draughtsman when the war broke out.  He was about 27 yrs old and was among the first to volunteer in Auckland for the main force.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

McMILLAN, Private Robert – 22yrs of age, was stated to be killed in action on 25 April.  Born in Bradford, England, and with his parents came to NZ about two years ago.  Since then he was employed by the Auckland Harbour Board.  He was a son of Mr John McMillan, caretaker of the Normal School, who saw service in India during the Afghan war.  Pte McMillan’s grandfather, Mr John Perry, who died at Bradford a few months ago, fought through the Maori war, particularly in the Taranaki district, and also served through the Afghan campaign.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

ENSOR, Pte Henry George Herbert – 6th Hauraki Regt, who has been killed in action, was 25 years of age and was a native of Thames.  He followed the occupation of a drainage contractor at the Hauraki Plains Drainage Works.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

McLAREN, Pte E A – who was reported to have been killed on April 25 at the Gallipoli Peninsula, was born at Lawrence, Otago, and came to Auckland when 10 yrs of age.  He was a pupil at the Richmond school and was in the employ of the City Council from the time he left school.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

BROWN, Pte John Love – Wellington Infantry Battn, who has been killed in action, was the eldest son of Mr & Mrs Hugh Brown of Ethel St, Mount Albert, and was aged 21 yrs.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

BONAR, Sgt Major A J M – Wellington Infantry Battalion – both killed in action

BONAR, Pte H GCanterbury Infantry Battalion

Both are sons of the late Lieut Colonel Bonar, M.L.C.  Sgt Major Bonar was a great all round athlete and served practically through the whole of the Boer war.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

McINNES, Lance-Sergeant Alexander – Killed in action, c/o Mr Malcolm McInnes of Frankton but formerly of the Caves, Timaru.  He was born at Levy Bay, Canterbury, on 10 Dec 1888 and prior to joining the Main Expeditionary Force was managing a store at Pleasant Point near Timaru.  He had had no previous military training, but received promotion to corporal on the voyage to Egypt.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

FARRER, Sgt C – Third son of Mr M Farrer, who for many years resided at Bankwood, near Hamilton, where the deceased was born but who, some time back, returned to England, where he now resides.  He received his earlier education at the Hamilton District High School, under the late Major Bailey, who was recently killed in the Dardanelles, and later at Bradfield College, England.   Returning to New Zealand, deceased joined his brother, Mr Oliver Farrer of Messrs Thomson & Farrer surveyors and was in their employ up to his departure with the main force.  He was a member of the 4th, Waikato, Regt in which he was very popular.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

McLARDY, Sgt Major – KIA, was a Scotsman and was in the Imperial Army before coming to NZ. He was in the Gordon Highlanders and fought with them at Dargai Heights and in South Africa, being in Ladysmith when it was besieged.  At the inception of the new defence scheme he joined the NZ Permanent Staff and was posted to Oamaru as area sergeant-major.   [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

Gisborne boys – Among those reported to have been killed in action were three Gisborne boys.  Trooper James Dilworth MOSSMAN, THE SON OF Mr W J Mossman of Gisborne, was educated at Auckland Grammar School.   Lance Corporal Guy F Woodward, also of the Legion of Frontiersmen, eldest son of Mr J C Woodward of Patutahi, has also been killed in action.   Lance Corporal Woodward was a member of the 4th, Waikato, Mounteds; he was 24 years of age and volunteered from Auckland, having been sheep farming in the Waikato prior to enlisting.  Mr Woodward’s second son is a member of the fifth reinforcements now at Trentham.   Lance Corporal F N MOORE, who has died of wounds, belonged to a well known Kaiti family.  He was a builder and took a course in architecture at St Patrick’s College, Wellington, and had just returned to Gisborne when he enlisted.  His brother Philip is also at the Dardanelles, having left with the third reinforcements.   [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

BRISCO, Trooper Wastel – of the Auckland Mounted Rifles, who has been killed in action was a son of Mr A H Brisco, a retired farmer, now residing in Palmerston North.  He was educated at Heretaunga school, Hastings, and was engaged in farming with his brother at Te Awamutu, when he joined the Auckland Mounted Rifles.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

NORTHCROFT, Lance Corporal H C – Auckland Mounted Infantry, KIA, was the second son of Mr H W Northcroft, Resident Commissioner at Rarotonga and was about 25 years old.  He attended lectures at Auckland University and in May 1914, having qualified as a solicitor, he commenced practice on his own account in the city.  He continued his legal studies and had completed two sections of the examination for the degree of LL.B.   Mrs J G Wynyard of Kihikihi, is a sister of L/Cpl Northcroft.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

PENMAN, Trooper E J – Auckland Mounted Rifles, KIA, was the second s/o Mr J A Penman, Mount Albert.  He was born in Auckland and educated at the Mt Albert school.  When war broke out he was employed as a carpenter and volunteered for service in the main force.  As he was then under 20 years of age he was afterwards accepted for the second reinforcement of the Auckland Mounted Rifles.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

WILLIAMS, Trooper J N – Auckland Infantry Battalion, KIA, was a son of Col R Williams, V.D., a member of the British House of Commons, and was educated at Eton.  He was in the employ of the Grand Junction Gold Mining Co. at Waihi when the war broke out and joined the Auckland Infantry Battalion.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

SULLIVAN, Frank Arnold – of the Auckland Mounted Rifles, who has been KIA, was the eldest s/o late Mr Walter Sullivan, school teacher, of Paeroa and was 28 yrs of age.  He was at one time employed in the newsroom of the Auckland Weekly News and afterwards following farming pursuits for some time.  Latterly he was engaged in horse-training in the Whangarei district.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

McLAREN, Pte E A – Auckland Infantry Battn, who has been KIA, was 23 yrs of age and when he enlisted he was in the employment of the Auckland City Council.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

CLARK, Pte L G – Auckland Infantry Battn, KIA, was a son of the late Mr John Clark, Karaka, Drury, and followed farming pursuits.  He was 22 years of age and enlisted in the 16th, Waikato, Company.  [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

LAMBERT, Sgt Roy Wilson – of the Auckland Infantry Battn, who was killed in action on May 24, was the youngest s/o Mr William Lambert, district secretary in Auckland of the Mutual Life & Citizen Assurance Co. and was 26 yrs of age.  He was a member of the staff of Macky, Logan, Caldwell Ltd.

[AWN 17.06.1915]

 

MOSSMAN, Pte James Dilworth Bradley – KIA, is the son of Mr W G Mossman, late of Ellerslie and now of Gisborne.  Dilworth Mossman is regarded by a large circle of friends as an Ellerslie boy.  He was educated at the Auckland Grammar School and is now 21 years of age.  After leaving school he went to his father’s sheep run in the Gisborne district.  In June last he took a trip home and war rumours being then very thickly in the air, he enlisted in the King Edward’s Horse.  Subsequently he transferred to the British section of the NZEF and on arrival in Egypt, after a period of training at Bulford, he was attached to the Auckland Regt of the Mounted Rifles Brigade.  Thomas MOSSMAN, a member of the Legion of Frontiersmen, who died in Egypt from pneumonia, was a brother.   [AWN 17.06.1915]

 

COMMONS, Sgt Kenneth Wrigley – Aged 20, reported missing, 2nd s/o Mr W M Commons, Mountain Rd, Mt Eden.  Educated at the public school, Tauranga, the Normal School, Auckland, the Auckland Grammar School and Nelson College.  As a representative footballer he was well known.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

DROWER, Sgt George Edward – reported to have been killed in action, was a member of the Gisborne draft of mounted rifles who left with the main expeditionary force.  He was a Corporal in the A Squadron and was promoted to the rank of troop sergeant.  He was a son of Mr & Mrs G B Drower of Sunnyside Rd, Mt Eden, Auckland and was a brother of Mr N Drower of the Gisborne Hardware Co’s staff.  He was 32 years in No.1 Native Rifles, Auckland, also with the 8th and 10th South African Contingents for which he received the King’s medal.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

LOWRY, Pte Samuel Thomas Alexander – 6th Hauraki Regt, reported to have been killed in action on May 8, was the 2nd s/o James Lowry, farmer, Hikutaia.  He was 35 yrs of age and was born near Londonderry Ireland, coming to NZ in 1901.  He was a member of the old Victoria Rifles, Auckland.  His single brother, Cpl Andrew John Lowry, reported dangerously ill, received his wound at about the same time.  Pte Lowry was the first to enroll in the Hikutaia district. [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

TICKLEPENNY, Pte A C H – Among the members of the Auckland Infantry Battalion who are reported missing, Pte Ticklepenny is a member of a well known family at Tauwhao and was engaged in farming when he volunteered for active service.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

DREWET, Pte Oliver Hawkes – killed in action April 25, was a son of Mr Drewet, M.I.M.E., of Hokianga, one time instructor for engineering at the Auckland Technical School.  Pte Drewet, who was 34 yrs of age, was a member of the 1?th Waikato Regt.  Two of his brothers, Frank and Jeff, saw service in the South African war.  Jeff is now in the Ma** States & Frank is on military duty in Auckland.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

BROWN, Trooper H B – 4th Waikato Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, who was reported on June 12 to have been killed in action, was a son of Mr F Barnard Brown of Westport.  He was 27 yrs old.  Educated at the Wanganui College, Tpr Brown was engaged in farming in the Whakatane district, Bay of Plenty, until the outbreak of the war.  His grandfather, Captain HEWETT, was killed in the Maori war and his great-grandfather, Colonel HEWETT, was the last surviving Waterloo officer.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

MUNRO, Pte Norman Hector – 16th Waikato Regt, killed in action at the Dardanelles on May 8, was the 5th s/o Mr Donald Munro, farmer, of Paterangi, Waikato.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HAYWARD, Pte Thomas Western – who is in the list of missing Aucklanders, is a native of Devonshire, England, and is a son of Mrs M Bennett of Woodside Rd, Mt Eden.  He is 25 yrs of age and when he enlisted he had been four years in NZ.  In June of last year he bought a farm at Ngarua in the Thames Valley and had just started work on it when he obeyed the call of King and country.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

DUNLOP, Trooper Cyril Charles – killed in action, was a son of Mr J C Dunlop and has a number of relatives in the Gisborne district, including his brother, Mr F G Dunlop, solicitor.  He enlisted at Hastings and left with the main force.  Mr & Mrs J C Dunlop recently visited their son in Egypt and are now on their way back to NZ.    [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

GILLANDER, Pte Frederick Norman – who has been killed in action, was a son of Mr Charles Gillander, engineer, of Ngaruawahia.  He was 23 yrs of age and when he enlisted he was following the profession of an architect at Hamilton.  He was a member of the 16th, Waikato, Regiment.  Two of deceased’s brothers are now serving at the front.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

EMERSON, Pte John Christian – reported as missing, was a son of Mr Mark Emerson, Hamilton East, superintendent of the fire brigade.  He is 19 yrs of age, was born in Auckland and educated at the Hamilton East Public School.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

JOHNSON, Pte John Mervyn – of Auckland, who is reported missing, is the younger son of Mrs Johnson of 43 Alexandra St, Auckland.  He is 23 yrs of age and was employed as a packer in the grocery trade.  Misfortune has fallen heavily on the family since the missing soldier went away with the third reinforcement draft, his father having died in March last, whilst the death of a sister occurred last month.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

PRIMROSE, Pte William Stanley – reported to be missing, is the 4th s/o Mr John Primrose, Claudelands, Hamilton.  He left with the Auckland infantry, main body.  He was born at Kirikiriroa and educated in Hamilton.  After leaving school he joined Messrs Hallenstein Bros and was with them in Hamilton, Cambridge, Auckland and Whangarei, leaving the latter place to join the Expeditionary Force.  Pte Primrose was married only about a fortnight before he left.  He has a brother with the main body in the Nelson Squadron, Canterbury Mounted Regt.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

EADES, Pte Joseph William – who is amongst the Aucklanders reported missing, is the fourth son of Mr John Eades, of Edendale Rd, Mt Eden.  He is a native of the Wellington district.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

CANTEN, Gunner  C J – whose name recently appeared in the list of those killed in action, was a brother of Mrs H Knowles, Anglesea St, Hamilton.  Deceased was well known in the Hunterville district and, although a young man, he had held many responsible positions.  He was a member of the Wellington Land Board and was 37 yrs of age. [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

LOWRY, Pte  D J – reported missing since May 1, joined the main expeditionary force and was attached to the South Otago section.  He was born at Auckland and was for some time a member of the ‘A’ Battery.  He was a bookbinder by trade and served his apprenticeship at the Auckland Weekly News Office, after which he was for some time employed in the Govt Printing Office at Wellington.  His next of kin is his brother, Mr C A Lowery, of Cumberland St, Christchurch, and another brother is Mr J Lowry of Auckland, printer.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

TALBOT, Pte Charles John – whop was recently reported to have been killed in action on April 25, left Auckland with the Waikato Infantry Company of the main expeditionary force.  He was a son of Mr R Talbot, of Grafton Road and brother of Mr D Talbot of the Takapuna Tram Co. and was about 35 yrs of age.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

WESTMACOTT, Lt H S – Word has been received by Mr H Westmacott that his son, who was reported dangerously wounded, has had his right arm amputated and is making slow progress towards recovery.  Lt Westmacott was in the 16th, Waikato, Company of the Auckland Infantry Battalion.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

JACKSON, Trooper George Covell – who is reported to have died of wounds received at the Dardanelles, was the elder don of Mr George E Jackson of Hamilton and Piopio and a grandson of the late Hon John Bryce.  He was born in 1890 and was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School and at Victoria University College.  He graduated BA in 1912 and was admitted a solicitor of the Supreme Court in 1913, when he commenced practice in Hamilton in partnership with Mr De La Mare.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HARRISON, Pte Wilfred – of the Auckland Infantry Battalion, who is reported missing, was farming with his brother at Tahuna near Morrinsville, when war was declared.  He is about 26 yrs of age and served his apprenticeship as an engineer in the Addington workshops at Christchurch.  He belonged to a volunteer corps in North Canterbury where his parents reside.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

BRADLEY, Trooper Thomas – Auckland Mounted Rifles, who was killed in action on May 26, was born near Christchurch and was 31 yrs of age.  He was educated at Christchurch and was for some years employed by the Kaiapoi Clothing Co., Christchurch, being later transferred to the Auckland branch of the same firm.  Tpr Bradley settled in Oparau near Kawhia.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

SHEPPARD, Pte E F – of Tauranga, who has been killed in action, was the son of Mr Edward Sheppard, accountant.  He was for a few years in a lawyer’s office in Auckland but afterwards returned to Tauranga, where he was employed in Mr Ridley’s provision store.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

TAWSE, Pte Adam – who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on May 8, came to NZ some five years ago.  Prior to joining the expeditionary force he was engaged in Pukekohe as a tailor and clothier.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

SMITH, Sgt H W – Wellington Mounted Infantry, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles, was very well known, both in the Wairarapa and in Wellington, especially in sporting circles.  He was a native of Featherston and was 28 yrs of age.  About nine years ago he was for a short time in the employment of Messrs George Thomas & Co., auctioneers, Wellington, later returning to the Wairarapa.  While there he was huntsman for the old Masterton Hounds and clerk of the course at the Masterton races.  He was a prominent boxer, as well as a fine horseman and recently won the heavy-weight boxing championship in Egypt.   [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

BADDELEY, L/Cpl Lionel Richard – Wellington Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was the eldest son of Mr Richard Baddeley, Kakitihi, Wanganui and was educated at the Wanganui College.  He was a grandson of Major Baddeley, late of Taranaki.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HAMILTON, Sgt William Alexander – who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on April 25, was the eldest son of Mr W A Hamilton, who is a timber checker in the Railway Department.  He was 22 yrs of age and was educated at Invercargill South School.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

TATTLE, Cpl P G – who has been killed at the Dardanelles, was a schoolmaster at ?Longbush when he enlisted.   [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

UREN, L/Cpl Geo T – of the Otago Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was the second son of Mr & Mrs William Uren, of Clyde.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

McDONALD, Pte James – killed on May ? was about 26 yrs old.  He was the fourth son of Mr Alexander McDonald, late of  **ames St, Balclutha, now residing in ?Oamaru/Timaru.  Deceased was brought up in Balclutha but of late years he worked in Taranaki.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

PETRE, Cpl R F – Canterbury Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was the son of Mr R G Petre of Andover St, Merivale and was 21 yrs of age.  He was educated at the Christchurch Boys High School.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

FORSYTH, L/Cpl A J – Wellington Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was the son of Mr A Forsyth of Gisborne.  He was an enthusiast in military matters and left on August 16 with the local draft of the main expeditionary force.  He was a teacher at the Patutahi school.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

LATTIMORE, Pte G P – Canterbury Infantry Battalion, killed in action, was 23 yrs of age and was a son of Mrs Lattimore of 65 Aikman’s Road, St Albans.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

WILLIAMS, Pte G P, - Wellington Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was the second son of Mr Oliver Williams of Dannevirke.  He was 23 yrs of age and was an ardent volunteer before the advent of compulsory training.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

FRASER, Pte Alfred Ernest – Canterbury Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was a son of Mr J Fraser, Richardson St, Opawa, for many years engineer to the Christchurch Fire Brigade.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

IRVINE, Sgt Percy Kent – of the Canterbury Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was 24 yrs of age and a native of ?Lyttelton where he resided with his mother.  He was the 5th s/o the late Mr W Irvine and was a grand-nephew of the late Major General Sir Henry Kent, late of the 7?th Regt and also of the late Captains Henry & W M Kent, RN, and of the late Capt James Grant.  He was a keen territorial.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

LYTTLE, Lieut D J A – who was at first reported wounded and then reported missing, is now reported to have been killed.  Lt Lyttle was a native of Gore and was a teacher on the staff of the Kaitangata Public School when he volunteered for active service.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

EARP, Cpl W – killed at the Dardanelles, was the eldest son of Mr & Mrs S W Earp, old and much respected settlers at Tawa Flat near Wellington.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

SCALES, L/Cpl Jack – killed in action, was the second son of Mr G H Scales, of Wellington.  He was born at the Hutt 23 yrs ago and was educated at the Lower Hutt school and at Wellington College.  For some time before he enlisted he was engaged in farming pursuits in the Wairarapa.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

VARCOE, Sgt Arthur Frederick – who has been killed in action, was the youngest son of Mrs ?Hannah Varcoe, McMaster St, Invercargill and was about 29 yrs of age.  His brother, Pte Wesley Earl Varcoe, who accompanied him to the front, was previously reported to have been killed in action on May 8.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

ADAMSON, Sgt F F – reported missing, went away with the third reinforcements, Otago Infantry.  On arrival in Egypt he gave up his stripes and joined the main body so that he could get into the fighting the sooner.  He was born at Pahia, Southland, 23 yrs ago and took his BA and MA degrees about a year ago at the Otago University.  He was teacher of science in the Ashburton High School when he enrolled.  Sgt Adamson’s mother resides at Oret***, Southland.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

PATERSON, Pte James Ayton – who has been killed in action, was the elder son of the late Mr James Paterson, for a long time librarian of the Dunedin Athenaeum.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

****EWIN [?**BEEWIN], Private – of Palmerston North, who is reported killed in action, at the Dardanelles, was a well known Manawatu footballer.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

WHITE, Pte Wm – whose name appeared in the list of killed, was 33 yrs of age.  He served in the British navy for 15 yrs and was one of the crew chosen by the Admiralty to relieve the Antarctic ship Discovery but when he arrived here the Terra Nova crew had already been completed and he returned to the old country.  He came to NZ two years ago and worked in Dunedin.  Five of his brothers are also taking part in the war, three in the British Army in France, another in the navy and now engaged in the bombardment of the Dardanelles forts and a fifth with the Australian Expeditionary Force.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

FALCONER, Pte Ambrose  - missing, was a well known Otago footballer and represented Otago as wing forward against Canterbury and Southland in 1908.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

McDOWELL, Pte H – whose name appears in the Auckland Infantry Battalion’s list of killed in action, was a son of Mr & Mrs McDowell of Ngatapa.  Pte McDowell was employed for some time in Messrs L D Nathan & Co’s Gisborne branch.  Eighteen months ago he left for Waikato and he enlisted in the Waikato company of the main expeditionary force.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HOGG, Trooper Thomas Nelson – killed in action, was a Gisborne member of the main expeditionary force.  He was the third son of Mr & Mrs T N Hogg of Clifford St, Gisborne and was 22 yrs of age.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

SAUNDERS, Pte Ernest Thomas – mentioned in one of last week’s lists as having been killed in action, was a member of the Gisborne contingent which left on October   21.  He came from Dunedin, where his parents reside and had been employed at Messrs J J Niven & Co’s Gisborne branch for three years.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

CHARTERIS, Pte Malcolm – reported amongst the missing, is a son of Mr D Charteris of New Plymouth.  For many years he worked at Messrs Ellis & Burnand’s sawmill at Mangapehi, King Country.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

CHISHOLM, L/Cpl Reginald Thomas – of the Wellington Mounted Rifles who is reported to have been killed in action, was a son of Mr H M Chisholm, of the Hawkes Bay woolen mills, Napier.  L/Cpl Chisholm formerly resided in Auckland and was educated at King’s College.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

CLARK, Pte Leslie Goldie – 16th, Waikato, Company, who was killed in action on May 9, was the fourth son of the late Mr John Clark of Karaka, Drury.  Pte Leslie Clark, who was in his 22nd yr, was an old Grammar School boy.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

SHEPPARD, Pte Edgar Francis – who was reported killed in action last week, was the youngest son of the late Mr Edward Sheppard of Parnell.  Pte Sheppard was born in 1893 at Tauranga where during late years he has resided with his mother.  He left NZ with the rank of Sergeant but in order to join some friends, resigned his stripes and returned to the ranks.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

COWPER, Pte Richard – missing, came to NZ some years ago and on the outbreak of war was living with his sister, Mrs H Boon of Church St, Devonport.  He had a brother, Sgt Alick Cowper of the East Anglian Engineers, killed at Neuve Chapelle and has still two brothers fighting in France, one a member of the Royal Field Artillery and the other in the Canadian contingent.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HARGREAVES, Pte Robert – Auckland Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was a native of Hawkes Bay and was well known in Gisborne as a prominent footballer.  He was 35 yrs of age.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

MACFARLANE, L/Cpl George Rattray – who is reported to have been killed in action, was 22 yrs of age and was a jeweler by trade.  He resided with his aunt, Mrs J Harvey, Shoal Bay Rd, Devonport, and before the war broke out belonged to the coast defence detachment.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

TREWERN, Pte Harold – Otago Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was the eighth son of Mrs H J Trewern of Woolston and was 25 yrs of age.  He was employed in the Railway Department.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

MUNN, L/Cpl Robert Russell – Otago Infantry Battalion, who has been killed in action, was a son of Mr J Munn, of Highgate, Roslyn, and was nearly 24 yrs of age.  He was a clerk in the despatch room of the Dunedin telegraph office.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

O’BRIEN, Pte H E – Whakatane, killed in action at the Dardanelles.  He was employed on the Mangatu station at Whatatutu where he was very popular.  He formerly belonged to New Plymouth and left Gisborne with the infantry draft in December last.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

PAUL, Pte William John – Canterbury Infantry Battalion, killed in action, was the second son of Mr Robert J Paul of the Lower Hutt.  He was 20 yrs of age and was for some time in the employment of the Wellington Woollen Co.  He was a good rifle shot and took a keen interest in athletics.  His elder brother, Robert Percival Paul, left with the fifth reinforcements.    [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

CLARK, Pte A – of Bluff, who has been killed in action, was a Southland representative oarsman.  He followed the calling of a fisherman and was for some years in the employment of the Railway Department.  He was 31 yrs of age.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

BODEN, Sgt Richard Arthur – Canterbury Mounted Rifles, who was killed in action, was a son of Mr F Boden of the Agricultural Dept, Wellington.  He was 22 yrs of age and a solicitor by profession.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

FISHER, Pte Edward Herbert – Wellington Infantry Battalion, killed in action, was a son of Mr Fisher of the Valuation Dept and a grandson of the late Mr James Temple Fisher, Postmaster General, in Sir George Grey’s government.  He was well known in rugby football circles.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

TANSLEY, Eric – Mr & Mrs Frederick Tansley of Patutahi Valley, have been acquainted of the death of their eldest son, aged 26, who has been killed in action at the Dardanelles.  Eric Tansley, determining upon a seafaring career, joined the schooner Ururoa and served for some time in the intercolonial trade.  Subsequently he took a position on one of the Sydney wharves which he occupied for five or six years before joining the Australian Expeditionary Force.  His brother Ivan is serving with the third NZ reinforcements and the two brothers met in Egypt on Good Friday.    [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HART, Cpl Horace A – is reported to have been killed.  He is the son of Mr Thomas F Hart, assistant sub-editor of the Otago Daily Times.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

LOVE, Pte W T – Otago Infantry Battalion, who was reported killed in action on April 27, was working in Sargood’s boot factory at Dunedin, when he enlisted.  He was a noted soccer player.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

RAE, Pte Walter – 21 yrs old, who was killed in action on May 2, was born at Dunedin and educated at Kaikorai school.  He was the eldest son of Mr Robert Rae, Bootmaker, Oamaru.   [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

ANDERSON, Pte Harold Richard – Otago Infantry Battalion, whose death at the Dardanelles was recorded last week, was the son of Mr John Anderson of Footscray, Victoria.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

FOUNTAIN, Pte Ernest Harold – Otago Infantry Battalion, who has been killed, was 28 yrs of age and was the eldest son of Mr A O Fountain, builder, Ann St, Roslyn.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

RUNCIMAN, Pte James – Auckland Infantry Battalion, who is reported amongst the missing, is the son of Thomas Runciman, Glen Massey.  He was 28 yrs of age and was engaged in the sawmilling business at Oturoa.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HARDING, Pte A R – of New Plymouth is among those killed in action at the Dardanelles.  He was a member of the literary staff of the Taranaki Daily News before he left for the front.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

PHILLIPS, Pte Charles – killed in action, was captain of the Manawatu representative team last year.  He was a school teacher at Feilding before enlisting.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

McNAB, Pte Cyril – Wellington Infantry Battalion, reported killed in action, formerly resided in Church St, Palmerston North, with his parents who now live in Motueka, Nelson.  His brother Roy was killed in action a fortnight ago.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

PRIDEAUX, Pte Thomas Pascoe – Wellington Infantry Battalion, whop is reported killed in action, was a brother of Messrs H & W Prideaux and a first cousin of Mr D Dustin, residents of Palmerston.  Deceased was born at Wanganui and lived there for many years.  Mr H A Prideaux, Victoria Ave, Wanganui, is deceased’s father.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

O’BRIEN, Bugler Martin – Otago Infantry Battalion, who is missing, is the only son of Mr J A O’Brien, Dowling St, Dunedin.  He was on 17 ½  years of age when he joined the main force and went into camp at Tahuna Camp.   [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HAYCOCK, Cpl Fred Ellis – 16th, Waikato, Co, Auckland Infantry Battalion, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on April 25, was 21 yrs of age and was born at Kimbolton near Feilding.  He was a blacksmith by tr4ade, and always took a keen interest in volunteering.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

HAROLD, Pte Edward L – whose death from smallpox is announced, was a son of Mr Peter Harold of Mackay St, Thames.  [AWN 24.06.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  1st July 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

MACFARLANE        Killed in Action  5 May 1915, Dardenelles, L/Cpl George Rattray, eldest s/o D & late Annie Macfarlane, nephew of Mrs J Harvey, Shoal Bay Road, Devonport, aged 22.  [AWN 01.07.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  Thursday 8th July 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

WHITE                     Tpr Arthur Herbert, Killed in Action  26 May 1915, Dardanelle’s, , 4th Waikatos, s/o Henry & Augusta Mary White, Whakatane, aged 26.  [AWN 08.07.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  15th July 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

DREWET                  Killed in Action  25 April 1915 at Dardenelles, Gunner Oliver Hawkes Drewet, 16th Waikato Machine Gun Section, 5th s/o T & M Drewet, Weka Weka, Hokianga, late Bombay, India.  [AWN 15.07.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  29th July 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

SANFORD               6 July 1915, Killed in Action Dardenelles, Howard Russell, youngest s/o late Mark Sanford, Red Hill, Te Kopuru, Northern Wairoa.  [AWN 29.07.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  2nd September 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

DOUGLAS               KIA   8 Aug 1915 at the Dardenelles, Trooper George Alexander Douglas, 11th, North Auckland Mounted Rifles, 2nd s/o Mrs Annie Douglas of Rocklands Ave, Dominion Road, Auckland, and the late William John Douglas of Tauranga, aged 28 yrs.  [AWN 02.09.1915]

 

DOUGLAS               KIA  9 Aug 1915 at the Dardenelles, Trooper Thomas Lewis Douglas, 6th, Manawatu Mounted Rifles, 3rd s/o Mrs Annie Douglas of Rocklands Ave, Dominion Road, Auckland, and the late William John Douglas of Tauranga, aged 26 yrs.  [AWN 02.09.1915]     They have done their duty’

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  9th September 1915            

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

OLEN                       KIA  8 Aug 1915 , Dardenelles, Victor Albert Olen, s/o E G & A Olen, Taneatua. 

[AWN 09.09.1915]

 

DURHAM                 KIA  6 Aug 1915, Dardenelles, Donald, s/o Mr & Mrs John Durham.  [AWN 09.09.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  16th September 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

HANTON                  KIA  7 Aug 1915, Dardenelles, Pte Edward Hanton, eldest s/o John & Elizabeth

Hanton, aged 26.  [AWN 16.09.1915]

 

PATON                    KIA   8 Aug 1915, Dardenelles, 3rd, Auckland, Mounted Rifles, main body, eldest

                                S/o Charles & Mary Ann Paton, Walton, Waikato, late of Waipu.  [AWN 16.09.1915]

 

RICHARDS               KIA  8 Aug 1915, Dardenelles, Herbert Edward, youngest s/o Mrs Hansen, Kaiku,

aged 26.  [AWN 16.09.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  23rd September 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

McKAY                    KIA   8 Aug 1915, Dardenelles, Sgt Alex. Peter McKay, 11th, North Auckland, Mounted Rifles, third s/o late Mr J J McKay, Mill Brook, Waipu, aged 42.  [AWN 23.09.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  7th October 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

TROUP                     25 April 1915, Dardanelles, KIA – Pte James Alexander Troup, youngest s/o J Troup, Te Kuiti, brother of Mrs C J Petersen, Owhanga and Mrs A Wigzell, Woodville, aged 25 yrs.  [AWN 07.10.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  21 October 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

APPLETON              7 May 1915, KIA at Cape Helles, Charlie, 6th s/o Josephine and the late John Appleton, aged 22 years.  [AWN 21.10.1915]

 

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Auckland weekly news                                                                  18 November 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

McLENNAN              Died of wounds received at Dardanelles 13 August 1915, Private Donald Alexander

McLennan, 4th Reinforcements, 5th s/o Mrs Norman McLennan, Kauri; aged 33 yrs.  [AWN 18.11.1915]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                                  2nd December 1915

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

HILL                         KIA 8 August 1915, Dardanelles, while fighting for his country, Reginald Inkerman

                                HILL, eldest s/o Matthew & Dulcie Hill, Puniko; aged 20 yrs.  [AWN 02.12.1915]

 

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