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NEW ZEALAND
WORLD WAR ONE
NAVAL WAR DEATHS

The following are New Zealand Naval war deaths during World War One

277245 LeadStoker BAIN George 22Aug1914 Waikumete, Auckland Royal Navy
229700 AbleSeamn BEAGLEY Bruce Sydney 25Sep1915 Heliopolis (Aden) Memorial Evening Post, Volume XC, Issue 78, 30 September 1915, Page 8 RNZN
4942A Seaman CREGEEN Samuel Eric 13Oct1917 Port Chalmers, Dunedin Royal Naval Res
- SubLieut FERGUSON Alexander Burns 14Jul1920 Epsom (St Andrew's), Auckland Royal Navy
J/15258 AbleSeaman GRANT Frederick 15Sep1914 Waikumete, Auckland Royal Navy
NZ663 Seaman KNOWLES William Edward 08Feb1915 Canterbury Provincial Memorial NZ Navy
15/204 Lieutenant LE QUESNE Robert 04Dec1919 Hastings, Hawkes Bay RNZN
NZ1210 Seaman MCLEAN Percy 09Mar1919 Bordeaux RNZN
234721 AbleSeaman MORETON John Thomas 10Feb1915 Helipolis (Aden) RNZN
31/281 ChMotMech PEACOCK James Ernest 22Feb1920 Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay NZ Navy
182785 ChPettOfficer PHILLIPS George 25Sep1915 Helipolis (Aden) Evening Post, Volume XC, Issue 78, 30 September 1915, Page 8 RNZN
- ChPettOfficer SANDALLS Frederick 16Dec1917 Karori, Wellington MerchMarine
J/9523 Telegraphist SKINNER Albert Francis 11Nov1916 Helipolis (Aden) NZNavy
J/17876 AbleSeaman STANBURY William 08Feb1915 Helipolis (Aden) NZNavy
J/9099 Signalman STANLEY George Thomas 29Jun1919 Soames Island, Wellington Royal Navy
214734 LeadSeaman TALMAY George Richard 25Sep1915 Helipolis (Aden) Evening Post, Volume XC, Issue 78, 30 September 1915, Page 8 NZNavy
NZ1216 Stoker THOMPSON Alfred 26Mar1918 Canterbury Provincial Memorial RNZNReserve

The New Zealand Genealogist June 2014 - p104
The first New Zealander to die in World War One, John REARDON of Kaikoura, was a sailor the ill-fated Australian submarine AE1 that sunk off the Duke of York Islands in New Britain. The submarine and the bodies within it have not yet been found.

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES
REARDON, JOHN
Rank: Able Seaman
Service No: 7474
Date of Death: 14 November 1914
Regiment/Service:Royal Australian Navy
H.M.A. S/M. "AE1"
Panel Reference: 4
Memorial:PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL - CANBERRA
Roll of Honour - John Reardon
Service Number: 7474
Rank: Able Seaman
Unit: HMAS AE 1
Service: Royal Australian Navy
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Date of death: 14 September 1914
Place of death: St George's Channel, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Cause of death: Accidental (Drowned in accidental loss of vessel)
Cemetery or memorial details: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Source: AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy

THE WAR.
Manawatu Times, Volume LXXVIII, Issue 12906, 1 October 1914, Page 2
THE MISSING SUBMARINE. MELBOURNE Sept. 19:
The following are the officers and men of the missing submarine, AE1:
Lieut.-Commander Thomas F. BESANT, son of Mr F. Besant, of St John's Gardens, Lodbroke avenue, London, W.
Lieutenant Hon. Leopold SCARLETT, brother of Lord Abinger, Rowham House, Hants, England.
Petty-officer Robert SMAILL, son of Mrs Elizabeth Smaill, Dank street, Albert Park, Melbourne.
Petty-officer Henry HODGE, whose wife, Mrs Ida Louisa Hodge, lives at Princess street, Landport, Portsmouth.
Petty-officer William TRIBE, wife, Mrs Kate Tribe, living at Stamshaw road, Northsea, Portsmouth.
Petty-officer Thomas GUILBERT, whose wife, Mrs Violet Victoria Guilbert, is at Liverpool road, Fratton, Portsmouth.
Leading Seaman Gordon CORBOULD, son of Mrs Alice Corbould, Asheldone, Essex street, Epping, Sydney.
Seaman John REARDON, son of Mrs Reardon, Kaikoura, Marlborough, New Zealand.
Seamen Sered W. WOODLAND, son of Mrs Emma Helen Woodland, South Island, New Zealand.

Seaman Jack FARMAN, son of Mrs Elizabeth McGRATH, Carlisle st., Balaclava, Victoria.
Seaman James B. THOMAS, whose wife, Mrs Emma Thomas, lives at Petersham road, Marrickville, Sydney.
Seaman Arthur H. FISHER husband of Mrs Lily Fisher, Coburg street, Fratton, Portsmouth.
Seaman Frederick DENNIS, whose wife, Mrs Florence Lillian Dennis, lives at Hilhead Villa, Leighton, Newton Abbot, Devon.
Seaman George HODGKIN, son of George Hodgkin, Platt's Heath, Sandway, near Maidstone, Kent.
Signalman George DANCE, husband oŁ Mrs Elizabeth Dance, West st., Southsea, Hants, England.
Telegraphist Cyril L. BAKER, son of Mrs Albert Baker. Elizabeth st, Launceston, Tasmania.
Artificer Thomas F. LOWE, husband of Mrs Mary Priscilla Lowe, Brisbane street, North Sydney.
Artificer John A.MARSHLAND, whose wife, Mrs Nellie L. G. Marshland, lives at Waterloo House, Clifford street, Southampton, England.
Artificer Joseph W. WILSON, husiband of Mrs Elizabeth H. C. Wilson, Kingston, Portsmouth.
Artificer James A. FETTES, son of Mrs Margaret Fettes, Wishbeach st., Rozelle, Sydney.
Artificer John MESSENGER, son of Mrs Isabell Messenger, Humphrey St., Ballarat, Victoria.
Chief Stoker Harry STRETCH, whose sister, Mrs Emma Usher, lives in Upperton road, Guilford, Surrey.
Stoker Petty-Offieer John J. MALONEY, whose wife, Mrs Beatrice May Maloney, lives at John street, Waterloo, Sydney.
Stoker Petty-Officer F. WRIGHT, son of Mrs Jane Wright, Chesterton road, North Kensington, London, W.
Stoker Petty-Officer William WADDYLOVE, son of Mrs Mary Waddylove, Brighton street, Richmond, Melbourne.
Leading Stoker Sydney G. BARTON, husband of Mrs Emily Elizabeth Barton, Colne road, Twickenham, Middlesex, England.
Leading Stoker John MEEK, husband of Mrs Maud Meek, Newberry Terrace, Ley street, Illford, Essex, England.
Leading Stoker William GUY, whose wife, Mrs Ada Lydia Guy, lives at Cross street, Southsea. Hants, England.
Stoker Percy L. WILSON, nearest relative, wife, Mrs May Wilson, Ada Villas, Newtown, Sydney.
Stoker John J. BRAY, son of Mrs Alice Bray, Reglegge road, Eaglehawk, Victoria.
Stoker Ernest BLAKE, son ef Edward Blake, Brighton Terrace, Sandgate, Brisbane.
Stoker Richard B. HOLT, son of Mrs Emma Holt, Battersea, Park road, London.
Stoker James GUILD, son of William Guild, Abbot street, Craigie, Perth, Scotland.
Stoker Henry J. GOUGH, whose wife, Mrs Dorothy Ada Gough, lives in St. Leonard's Square., Kentish Town, London.




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