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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                                                                18 January 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

CANTLAY               On 31 October 1916, killed in action in France, Cecil Francis Cantlay, 2nd, Auckland, Battalion, elder s/o Charles & Lilian Cantlay, Paemako, King Country.  [AWN 18.01.1917]

 

SNOWDEN               3 December 1916, died of wounds received in France, Private Ivan Snowden, son of the late Andrew & Ellen Snowden, Kaeo, aged 36 yrs; brother of Henry Snowden; nephew of Robert & A Snowden.  [AWN 18.01.1977]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                                                1 February 1917

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

HOOKER                  Charles Avery, Stanley Bay, Auckland, died on active service, Alexandria, Egypt,

                29 August 1915.  Inserted by Miss Phoebe TITO, Tangiteroria.   [AWN 01.02.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                                                15 February 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

WYMER                   18 August 1916, killed in action, Rifleman John McNeilage Wymer, Prince Consort’s

Own, BEF, late of Matawhero, Gisborne, youngest son of the late Francis William Wymer and Mrs Wymer, Wandsworth, England.   [AWN 15.02.1917

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                                                29 March 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

McKENZIE                On 1 March 1917, died of wounds, Boulogne Hospital, France, Private Frank, only son of Murdoch & Elizabeth McKenzie, Whangarei Heads, aged 21.  ‘He went at duty’s call’.   [AWN 29.03.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   26 April 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

McHUGH                  Eric, died of wounds in France 13 March, youngest son of Fanny & the late Henry Joseph McHugh; aged 25.  [AWN 26.04.1917]

                               

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   17 May 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

CRUM                      On 9 May, died of wounds in Palestine, Private Fred. Albert CRUM, Mounted Field Ambulance, eldest s/o Albert and Margaret Crum, New Lynn, formerly of Ashburton; aged 22.  [AWN 17.05.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   24 May 1917

 

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BEECHEY                Died of sickness in France, L/Cpl L F Beechey, second s/o Frederick William and

                                Hannah Beechey, of Kaitieke; aged 24.  [AWN 24.05.1917]

 

LIDDINGTON            On 21 April, accidentally killed somewhere in France, Thomas Leslie, fifth s/o S H

& Annie Liddington, Maungatautari, Cambridge, late of Wairarapa and brother of the late Private S J LIDDINGTON, killed at Gallipoli, and grandson of S Liddington, High

Street, Masterton; aged 21.  [AWN 24.05.1917]

 

STEELE                    On 4 May, killed in action, border of Palestine, Trooper Thomas STEELE, late of

                                Wanganui and Moawhango; aged 27.  [AWN 24.05.1917]

 

SYMONS                 30 April 1917, at Walton on Thames Hospital, Sgt Harris M, only s/o Mr & Mrs A M Symons, Kawhia, and grandson of the late E F Harris, Gisborne; aged 24.  [AWN 24.05.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   31 May 1917

 

ROLL of HONOUR

 

COSTELLO              On 11 May, died of wounds in France, Patrick John, eldest s/o William Costello, Te

Pu, Rotorua; aged 36.  [AWN 31.05.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   7 June 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

ROBINSON              Private Horace Sidney, A.T., 3rd Reinforcements, youngest son of K & the late H L

                                Robinson, Whatipu, M. Heads North, killed in action at Gallipoli, 5 June 1915.

                                Only the grave of a hero, only a mound of earth,

                                Far from the land of the kauri, the spot that gave him birth.

                                But in the cause of Empire, he answered his country’s call

                                On the fields of fire, Gallipoli, he gave his life, his all.                         [AWN 07.06.1917]

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   14 June 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

POWELL                  Private Gerald M Powell, died France [AWN 14.06.1917] June 1916, friend of Annie

                                BAKER.   [AWN 14.06.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   21 June 1917

 

ROLL of HONOUR

 

ELLIS                       On 30 March 1917, died of wound at a Field Hospital in France, Sapper Henry Levinge Ellis, son of R & K Ellis, Kokatu and Brightwater, Nelson; aged 26.  [AWN 21.06.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   28 June 1917

 

ROLL of HONOUR

 

COX                         On 7 June, killed in action, Private B J Cox, aged 23, eldest son of Robert Cox, Matatoki.  [AWN 28.06.1917]

 

McMULLEN              On 7 June 1917, killed in action, Private Andrew McMullen, fifth son of Mrs John KEITH, Epsom, late of Pukekohe; aged 36.  [AWN 28.06.1917]

 

O’CONNOR              On 6 June 1917, killed in action somewhere in France, Bugler Michael Francis

                                O’Connor, eldest son of Daniel & Jane O’Connor, Te Kowhai, late of Ngaruawahia.

                                [AWN 28.06.1917]

 

SALMON                 Alfred Lewis, killed in action somewhere in France, second son of H T & B M Salmon, Kaihu, Northern Wairoa, late of Hawera; aged 28.  [AWN 28.06.1917]

                                Sleep on beloved and take they rest

                                Lay down thy head upon they Saviour’s breast

                                We loved three well but Jesus loved thee best.

 

WALLACE               On 7 June, killed in action, Private Norman Wallace, son of Mr W Wallace, Meremere, aged 29.  [AWN 28.06.1917]

 

WILSON                   On 21 February, killed in action and buried by Germans south of Grenier Wood, Harold James, fourth son of the late J B Wilson and of M H Wilson, Campbell Road, Greenlane; aged 31.  [AWN 28.06.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   5 July 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

ALQUIST                 7 June 1917, killed in action in Belgium, Rifleman Charles Alexander Alquist,

                                Eldest s/o Alexander & Alice Alquist, Canvastown, Marlborough, aged 28.

                                [AWN 05.07.1917

 

D’ATH                      10 June 1917, died of wounds, Private C Bert D’ATH of Herts. England.

                                [AWN 05.07.1917]

 

 

ELVIN                      14 June 1917, killed in action in France, Harry, only s/o F J & A L Elvin, Makarau;

                                Aged 23.  [AWN 05.07.1917]

 

FLOWER                  7 June 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman Harold Ralph Flower, eldest s/o

H E & E L Flower, Flowerdale, Maungaturoto; aged 20.  His duty nobly done in the cause of liberty, justice and truth.   [AWN 05.07.1917]

 

HOE                         Sgt Stanley Richard Hoe, s/o Richard and Caroline Hoe of Woodhill, died of wounds, France, 8 June 1917; aged 25 yrs 11 mths.  He answered duty’s call, he died for all.    [AWN 05.07.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   12 July 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

FLEMING                  Killed in action at Messines, 7 June 1917, Lieut Robert Lucien Gilbert Fleming,

                                Only s/o Arthur Richard Fleming, Guilford, Port Levy; aged 22.  [AWN 12.07.1917]

 

GODFREY               Killed in action 7 June 1917, Richard Frederick Albert Godfrey, second s/o

                                Arthur Godfrey of Palmerston North; aged 20.  [AWN 12.07.1917]

 

HULME                     On 22 June 1917, killed in action at Messines, Sgt George Fred. Hulme, eldest

S/o Frederick and Joan Hulme, Thackeray St, Hamilton, Waikato; aged 23.  [AWN 12.07.1917]

 

JOHNSON                On 7 June 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman John Johnson, only s/o

                                Mr & Mrs P Johnson, Mangawhare, Northern Wairoa; aged 30 yrs 4 mths.

                                [AWN 12.07.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   19 July 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOURS

 

CAUSER                  21 June 1917, killed in action, France, Pte Walter Causer, NZRB, 16th Reinforcements

                                North Auckland; aged 39 yrs 8 mths.  [AWN 19.07.1917]

 

CAMPBELL              27 June 1917, reported died of wounds, Richard James Campbell, second s/o Richard and Jane Campbell, Duke St, Mt Roskill, late of Mangonui; aged 34 yrs 6 mths.  [AWN 19.07.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   26th July 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

COLLINGTON          23 June 1917, killed in action, France, Rifleman Oscar Collington, s/o Mary and the late Alfred Collington, of Marlow; aged 20.  [AWN 26.07.1917]

 

MACKAY                 12 July 1917, killed in action , France, Sergeant John Campbell MACKAY, eldest

                S/o John & Eileen MACKAY, Newstead, Waikato.  [AWN 26.07.1917]

 

SHELTON                12 July 1917, died of wounds, General Hospital, Rouen, France, William Wynyard Shelton, second s/o F Shelton, Harding Street.  [AWN 26.07.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS                                                     2 August 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

McFARLANE           On 8 July 1917, killed in action, France, Private David James McFARLANE,

eldest son of David and Margaret McFarlane, Papakura and grandson of the late James McCarten, Onehunga; aged 37.   [AWN 2.08.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   16 August 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

HOOKER                  Charles Avery Hooker, of Stanley Bay, Auckland, died on active service, Alexandra, Egypt, on 20 August 1915.  [AWN 16.08.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   23 August 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

ROBBIE                    On 22 July 1917, killed in action, France, St George Alexander Robbie, Wellington

                                West Coast Co., 2nd Batt., Wellington Infantry Regt, formerly QMS, F Co., 8th

                                Reinforcements, husband of Edith E Robbie, Nelson.  [AWN 23.08.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   30 August 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

FAITHFULL              On 31 July, killed in action in France, Charles Baker Faithfull, youngest son of A & J C

                                Faithfull, Ohaeawai, Bay of Islands; aged 21.  [AWN 30.08.1917]

 

GILES                      On 5 August 1917, killed in action in France, Thomas C Giles, J Co., 22nd Reinforcements; aged 39.  Inserted by E & M Davey, Huntly.  [AWN 30.08.1917]

 

WARD                     Private Charles Keith Kilgour Ward, killed in action at Flanders, 27 July 1917, eldest son of T E Ward, Survey Dept, Napier and grandson of the late Charles Ward of His Majesty’s Customs, Christchurch and Wellington; aged 20.  How bright those glorious spirits shine.  Christchurch papers please copy.  [AWN 30.08.1917]

 

WALKER                 On 1 August 1917, killed in action in France, Arthur Henry Walker, 12th Reinforce-ments, third son of Mr & Mrs J T Walker, Mokauiti, late of Selston, Notts., England.  [AWN 30.08.1917]

Auckland on the ship Ganges in 1863.  [AWN 30.08.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                               6 September 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

GILES                      On 5 August, killed in action, Rifleman T C Giles, eldest son of John and the late Charlotte Giles, Hukerunui, Whangarei.  [AWN 06.09.1917]

 

LAWSON                 On 4 August, died of wounds in France after 2 yrs 10 mths service, Joseph Johnstone

Lawson, twin son of W T B & M C Lawson, Mt Eden Rd; aged 24.  [AWN 06.09.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   13 September 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BYERS                    7 June, killed in action at Messines, Sgt John S Byers, 15th, North Auckland, Co., 1st Auckland Infantry Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements, eldest son of Mr & Mrs A H Byers, Dominion Road, late of Henderson; aged 28.  [AWN 13.09.1917]

 

PADLIE                    On 6 August, killed in action in France, David Padlie, third son of J & D Padlie, Kaikohe, Bay of Islands; aged 19.  [AWN 13.09.1917]

 

ROBBIE                    On 22 July 1917, killed in action in France, Lt George Alexander Robbie, Wellington West Coast Co., 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, formerly QMS, F Co., 8th Reinforcements, husband of Edith E Robbie, Nelson.  [AWN 13.09.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                       20 September 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

CLARK                    26 Aug 1917, died at sea of cerebrospinal meningitis, Pte Thomas Clark, 29th Reinforcements, youngest s/o Thomas Clark of Awanui North and stepson of Mrs Agnes Clark of Dargaville; aged 19 yrs 3 mths  [AWN 20.09.1917]

 

CLEARY                  Died of wounds received in action in France, 31 July, Pte Sidney Cleary, youngest s/o John & Lucy Cleary of Kaiti, Gisborne, and grandson of the late E F & Annie Harris of Gisborne and the late Thomas Cleary and of Mary Cleary of Panmure, Auckland; aged 20  yrs.  [AWN 20.09.1917]

 

ECCLES                   26 Aug 1917, killed in action, Captain Horace D Eccles, RAMC, late of Kawakawa.

                                [AWN 20.09.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   27 September 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

MELHUISH               On 7 August 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman Wm Henry MELHUISH, 18th Reinforcements, elder son of W Melhuish,  and brother of Mrs Lovell, Flat Creek; aged ?39 years.  Masterton papers please copy.   [AWN 27.09.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   4 October 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

MONTGOMERY       On 31 July 1917 killed in action in France, Henry, fifth son of Thomas & A A

Montgomery, Mititai: aged 26.  [AWN 04.10.1917]

‘Killed in action’ say the cables, that’s all the tale they tell

Of the brave young lad who loved us and the lad we loved so well.

How the life was sped we know not, what the last word, look or thought

Only that he did his duty, died as bravely as he fought.

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   11 October 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BOYD                      Private James Boyd, killed in action in France, eldest son of J M & Lucy Boyd; aged 26.  [AWN 11.10.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                               25 October 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

LORD                       On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Sergeant Eric John LORD, third son of

                                John and Blanche Lord, Green Lane, Epsom; aged 27.  [AWN 25.10.1917]

 

PADDISON               On 8 October 1917, died of wounds, Herbert Allison (Bert) PADDISON, fifth son of Annie and the late Edward Paddison, Port Fitzroy, Great Barrier; aged 31.  [AWN 25.10.1917]

 

SANDERSON           On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Private William SANDERSON, third son of Eliza and the late Benjamin Sanderson; aged 32.  [AWN 25.10.1917]

 

YOUNIE                   On 7 October 1917, died of wounds received in France, Private Thomas YOUNIE, son of J & J Younie; aged 38.  [AWN 25.10.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                               1 November 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BOND                      On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Private Erni BOND, youngest son of Alice and the late Ernie  Bond, Remuera Road; aged 21.  [AWN 01.11.1917]

 

CUFF                       On 26 July 1917, killed in action in France Gunner Joshua Thomas CUFF, Main Body, youngest son of Mrs E Cuff, Halcombe; aged 24  [AWN 01.11.1917]

 

HAYWARD              On 7 October 1917, died of wound received in France, Private Lionel Balmer HAYWARD, 7th Reinforcements, son of Frederick & Rhoda Hayward, Maungakaramea and grandson of the late Albert REED, Whangarei; aged 20.  [AWN 01.11.1917]

 

LESLIE                     On 4 October 1917, died of wounds received France, at an Australasian Casualty Clearing Station, James Quinlan LESLIE, 12th Reinforcements, son of Charles & Jessie Leslie; aged 23.  [AWN 01.11.1917]

Not gone from memory, not gone from love, but gone to his Heavenly home above.

 

MITCHELL                On 7 October 1917, died of wounds, Rifleman Daniel William MITCHELL, 12th Reinforcements, son of C T Mitchell, Puhipuhi and brother of Mrs J McQuorquindale, Waipapa, Bay of Islands; aged 23 ˝    [AWN 01.11.1917]

 

ROGERS                  On 3 October 1917, killed in action in France, George Henry ROGERS, eldest son of Martha and the late Samuel Rogers of Leigh; aged 34.  [AWN 01.11.1917]

Grieve not for him, if from the fire merges again love stronger, wider, higher, compassion deep and strength to fight for right, then does our trial to lead us to the light.

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   8 November 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

FRANCIS                 On 31 July 1917, killed in action at Flanders, Trooper F W Francis, 6th Reinforcements, eldest son of Mr & Mrs W Francis, Palmerston North, and brother of Mrs J F Reay, Marotire, Foxton.  [AWN 08.11.1917]

 

HUME                       On 14 October 1917, died of wounds received in France, L/Cpl Richard Askew (Dick) Hume, eldest son of Robert & Margaret Hume, Maropiu, Northern Wairoa; aged 29.  [AWN 08.11.1917]

After nearly two years of brave and active service he nobly fell,

He bravely answered duty’s call, he gave his life for one and all.

                                His unknown grave is the bitterest blow that only those who loved him know.

 

JESS                        On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, Cpl Thomas Jess, Rifle Brigade, 15th Reinforcements, eldest son of John & Isabel Jess, Rukuhia, Hamilton; aged 24  [AWN 08.11.1917]

 

MOFFATT                On 3 October 1917, killed in action in France, Alfred Moffatt, 12th Reinforcements, youngest son of John Seaton & Isabella Moffatt, Wharehine, Kaipara; aged 22.  [AWN 08.11.1917]

 

PATTON                  On 12 October 1917, killed in action, Rifleman William Charles Patton, second son of John and the late Annie Jane Patton, formerly of Tairua, Thames; aged 29.  [AWN 08.11.1917]   He did his level best.

 

SPACCESSI             On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Private Spaccessi, late of Levin; aged 22.   Friend

of H Coles, Levin.  [AWN 08.11.1917]

 

TIMPERLEY              On 6 October 1917, died of wounds received in France, Rifleman Victor Edward, eldest son of

Joseph & Janet Timperley; aged 21.  [AWN 08.11.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                               15 November 1917

                               

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BECROFT                On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, William Clifford (Cliff) Becroft, second

                                Son of Mr & Mrs L P Becroft of Port Albert; aged 28.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

 

BROWN                   On 16 October 1917, accidentally killed in France, L/Cpl Kenneth Robson Brown,

21st Reinforcements, second son of H & C Brown, Tamaki West, late of Pakiri; aged 27.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

 

CLARK                    On 4 October 1917, died of wounds, Sgt Edwin Mitchelson Clark, youngest son of the

Late George & Harriet CLARK, Whakahora, and Herbert Road, Mt Eden;  aged 21.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

 

HASKELL                On 12 October 1917, died of wounds received in France, William Alexander (Willie)

Haskell, 12th Reinforcements, son of A & E Haskell, Leigh; aged 20.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

 

LAMB                      On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Alfred James Lamb, 18th Reinforce-

                                ments, youngest son of H J & MA Lamb, Houhora; aged 23.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

                                A good son and his duty nobly done.

 

McRAE                    On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, Phillip Felton McRae, (Captain,

                                2nd Battn, NZRB), eldest son of George Richard & Winnie McRae, grandson of the

                                late John Felton Heighway, of Thames; aged 26.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

 

PARSONS               On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, Joseph Parsons, 9th Contingent,

                                Son of William & Mary Parsons, Tapuhi; aged 23.  [AWN 15.11.1917]

He answered the call of King and country but the Great Commander has given His call – Come! 

 

PERI                         On 15 October 1917, killed in action in France, Hughie Peri, friend of the Sheehan family.  Loved by all who knew him.  RIP.  [AWN 15.11.1917] 

 

WOULDES               On 23 October 1917, killed in action in France, Cpl George Clifford Wouldes, youngest son of Mr

T Wouldes of Panmure and nephew of Mrs J Cutler, Lincoln St, Ponsonby; aged 23. [AWN 15.11.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   22 November 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

DRUMMOND            on 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Cpl Alfred E Drummond, 6th Reinforcements, son of Robert and Annie Drummond of Hukatere, Kaipara; aged 36 years.  [AWN 22.11.1917] 

 

McGOWAN              On 21 October 1917, killed in action in France, W J (Willie) McGowan, 20th Reinforcements, late Broadwood, Hokianga.  [AWN 22.11.1917]

 

MAWHINEY             On 13 October 1917, died of wounds Second Clearing Station, France, Frederick William Mawhiney, second son of W & E Mawhiney; aged 24 yrs 10 mths.  [AWN 22.11.1917]

 

SANDERSON           On 14 October 1917, died of wounds received in France, Eric, eldest son of Thomas and Maria Sanderson of Mangakura; aged 20 yrs 11 mths.  [AWN 22.11.1917]

 

SANDERSON           On 28 October 1917, killed in action in France, Private Benjamin Sanderson, fourth son of Eliza & the late Benjamin Sanderson, of Okupu, Great Barrier; aged 28.  [AWN 22.11.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   [AWN 29.11.1917]

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BUNTING                 On 1 October 1917, killed in action at Flanders, Private Stanley Bunting, Australian Imperial Force, 2nd Division, son of Mrs Bunting, Dixon Street, Masterton.  [AWN 29.11.1917]

 

DAVIS                     On 3 October 1917, killed in action in France, Private R G (Dick) Davis, 12th Reinforcements, eldest son of Sarah and the late Richard Davis of Kingsland Ave, late of Waihopo.  [AWN 29.11.1917]

 

De LANEY               On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman George Irvin de Laney, 19th Reinforcements, son of Thomas and Emily de Laney; aged 22 yrs 11 mths.  [AWN 29.11.1917]   

 

RAU                         On 31 August 1917, prisoner of war, Germany, since 21 February, William John Rau, youngest son of C A Rau of Waiotahi, late Hauraki Plains; aged 24.  [AWN 29.11.1917]

 

ROWLAND              On 14 November 1917, killed in action in Palestine, John Beetham Rowland, signaller in Wellington Mounted Regt, fifth son of Mr & Mrs Rowland of Aratapu, Northern Wairoa.  [AWN 29.11.1917]   He gave his all for his country’s sake.

 

SNOWDEN               On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, Private Bertram Snowden, eldest son of Annie & Robert Snowden; aged ?36.  [AWN 29.11.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                       6 December 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

GREEN                     On 12 October, 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman Walter John Green, 24th Reinforcements, eldest son of John and Margaret Green, Tokomaru Bay, eldest grandson of the late Daniel LORRIGAN, Auckland; aged 24.  [AWN 06.12.1917]

In the prime of early manhood like the dawn of a beautiful day

He fought with the bravest of the brave in the thickest of the fray

What could we have more glorious, who paid a greater toll

Than he who fought through western France, and gave his life and soul.   RIP

 

MATHESON             On 14 November 1917, killed in action in Egypt, Farrier Kenneth Murdock Matheson

of Patea, 23rd Reinforcements, friend of M & A Davies, brother of Mrs J T Short, Alfriston.  [AWN 06.12.1917] 

 

ROWLAND              On 14 November 1917, killed in action in Palestine, John Beetham Rowland, Signaller, Wellington Mounted Regt, fifth son of Mr & Mrs Rowland, Aratapu, Northern Wairoa; aged 24.  [AWN 06.12.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   13 December 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

BALL                       On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman Linton Ball, No. 24/1589, 9th Reinforcements, fourth son of C W & E Ball, Matakohe, Kaipara; aged 24 yrs 8 mths.  [AWN 13.12.1917]

 

HULLTEN                 On 28 October 1917, died of wounds, No.2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, France,  Percy G Hullten (Australian Imperial Forces), second son of Martin & Bertha Hullten of Takapuna; aged 26.  [AWN 13.12.1917]

 

KING                        On 15 November 1917, died of wounds, Gilbert Lennox King, 2nd Lieutenant, 25th Reinforcements, only son of Mrs King, Silver Road, Epsom, and the late Gilbert King.  [AWN 13.12.1917]

 

RHODES                  On 4 October 1917, killed in action in France, Walter James Rhodes, son of S & J Rhodes and brother of Mrs A Bowman of Whitianga; aged 20 yrs 7 mths.  [AWN 13.12.1917]

 

WARD                     On 12 October 1917, killed in action in France, William Reuben Ward, Lance Corporal NZ Rifle Brigade, 12th Reinforcements, youngest son of William Henry and the late Grace Ward of Melbourne, Victoria, brother of Mrs G Millard Jackson, Mrs Percy Hart, Mrs William MacAllister and Sophie Violet, Ruth and Robert Ward; aged 24.  [AWN 13.12.1917]

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   20 December 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

WARE                      On 21 November 1917, killed in action in France, Corporal J W Ware, fifth son of J J & J E Ware;

aged 22.  [AWN 20.12.1917]

                                He is laid away on the battlefield along with the brave and the bold

                                Inscribe his name on the scroll of fame in letters of purest gold.

 

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AUCKLAND  WEEKLY  NEWS                                                   27 December 1917

 

ROLL OF HONOUR

 

ADAMS                   On 18 November 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman George Adams, second son of Joseph and Lizzie Adams of Pukekohe; aged 24.  [AWN 27.12.1917]

He gave his life, his all, he could not do more.

 

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