AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
15 FEBRUARY 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
NEW ZEALANDERS HONOURED
C.B. (Military Division):
Brig General John T BURNETT-STUART, Rifle Brigade
Major General BABINGTON, C.B.
BELL, Capt Francis Gordon, M.D., of Blenheim
BUDDLE, Capt Geoffrey Armstrong, R****** Engineers, Auckland
GRAY, Capt (Ty Major) William G
HARTGILL, Capt William C, R.A.M.C., S.R., Otago University, s/o Mr W H Hartgill of Dannevirke
HELLABY, Capt Frederick Allan, of Auckland Machine-gun Corps
MACQUARRIE, Capt Robert Stirrat
MARRIOTT-WATSON, 2nd Lieut R B
MERTON, Capt J Llewellyn C
MILES, Capt Reginald
MORPETH, Capt Robert Nicholl
RICHARDSON, Capt H McKellar W
SANDNAM, Hon. Capt George
STEWART, Capt J Garfield
STITT, Capt A Duncan
TRACEY, Lieut William Francis
WIDDOWSON, Lieut Stanley H W
WILSON, Capt Ivan Stuart, M.D., of Napier
Decorations bestowed by the King of Montenegro:
Order of Danilo — 2nd Class: Major General Sir A A RUSSELL, K.C.M.G.
Order of Danilo - 4th Class: Major George BARCLAY, NZE
Order of Danilo - 5th Class: Captain M Urquhart, 2nd Batt., Wellington Regiment
BOLES, Sergeant G H, has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal
DOVE, Lieut W W, Rifle Brigade, has been awarded the Military Cross for planning a raid
GOLDING, Private R T, of Auckland, Meritorious Service Medal
McCONACHY, Sergeant W, has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal
MOLLISON, Lieut B, has been awarded the Military Cross for penetrating the enemy’s lines and inflicting losses.
WAUGH, Gunner H, Meritorious Service Medal
Auckland Mounted Rifles;
ALDRED, Capt M, to ty rank of Major; CHEESEMAN, Lieut C S, to be captain; HATRICK, Sgt H E, to be 2 Lieut.; HEMPHILL, 2 Lt H C, to ty rank of Lieutenant; McCOLL, Major J, to ty rank of Lieut-Colonel; WADE, 2 Lt H L, to be Lieutenant
CHAPMAN, Lieut L, to ty rank of Captain; CLAREBUT, A J, Hon. 2 Lt (Bandmaster) to be hon. Lieutenant
NZ Field Artillery
JOPLIN, Lieut C H G, to ty rank of Captain; REID, 2 Lt F F, to ty rank of Lieutenant
NZ Engineers — Field Companies:
GIBBS, Capt D J, to be Major; SALMON, 2 Lt C W, to ty rank of Captain; SHERA, Capt L M, to be Major
NZ Engineers — Divisional Signal Co:
MACKENZIE, Lt H C, to be Captain
NZ Rifle Brigade:
McLEOD, Lt B, to ty rank of Captain
BROUGHTON, 2 Lt E R, to be Lieutenant; BRUCE, 2 Lt D, to be Lieutenant
Army Service Corps:
ANDERSON, Lt F H, to ty rank of Captain; DICK-CLELAND, Lt C B, to be Captain; DRYDEN, Lt J D, to be Captain; POTOINE, 2 Lt H A, to be Lieutenant; WASS, 2 Lt J J, to be Lieutenant; WHYTE, Captain J B, to ty rank of Major.
ACLAND, Major H T D, to ty rank of Lieut-Colonel; McKIBBIN, Captain T, to ty rank of Major
Appointment of the following officers proceeding on active service with the NZEF has been approved with the rank stated against their names:
AICKIN, 2 Lt T W, Mtd Rifles; AIREY, Lt F A, Infantry; ARCHEY, Lt G E, NZFA; BAIGENT, 2 Lt I E, Mtd Rifles; BARCLAY, J W, 2 Lt, Infantry; BARTON, Major J E, NZ Staff Corps; BENNETT, E B, Lieut. NZRB; BLOSS, W O, 2 Lt, Infantry; BOYD, Capt J R, NZMC; BUDDLE, H D, Lieut. NZRB; CARDALE, Lt D E G, NZ Staff Corps; CHAMBERS, 2 Lt M S, Mtd Rifles; CUDDON, Capt E W, Inf; CUTWORTH, Staff Nurse Constance, ANS ; DANSEY, 2 Lt G R, Pioneer Unit; DEAL, J R, 2 Lt, Infantry; DEMPSTER, Lt N H, NZMC; DOUGHTY, W T, 2 Lt, Infantry; DREW, H T B, 2 Lt, Infantry; FEAVER, F, Lieut. NZRB; FORREST, H A, Lieut. NZRB; FYFFE, C H, 2 Lt, Infantry; HANNA, J S, 2 Lt, Infantry; HANNAH, A M, 2 Lt, Infantry; HARDY, J L, Lieut. NZRB; HOLDEN, Lt H McC, Infantry; JAMES, Staff Nurse Dora, ANS ; KERR, Capt J, Infantry; LARSEN, A G, Lieut. NZRB; LAWS, G C, 2 Lt, Infantry; LUCAS, R B McG, Lieut. NZRB; LUKE, K E, Lieut. NZRB; MacLACHLAN, 2 Lt J w, ASC; MARSHALL, V, Lieut. NZRB; MATTHEWS, F W, 2 Lt, Infantry; MAUDE, E A, Lieut. NZRB; McKEOWN, A E, 2 Lt, Infantry; McLEAN, J, 2 Lt, Infantry; McLEOD, M K, 2 Lt, Infantry; McNIVEN, H G, 2 Lt, Infantry; McROBERTS, E O, 2 Lt, Infantry; MILLS, W A de C, 2 Lt, Infantry; MORGAN, Staff Nurse Harriette, ANS; NEALE, Rev L B, Chaplain 4th Class; NEAVE, D E, 2 Lt, Infantry; O’CONNOR, D, 2 Lt, Infantry ; OSBORNE, Lt W E, NZFA; PERRY, W, 2 Lt, Infantry; PETTEY, Capt T, NZMC; REID, A S, 2 Lt, Infantry; ROBSON, Rev G T, Chaplain 4th Class; ROCHE, Lt F A, Infantry; SANDERSON, Sister Ruth, ANS; SERPELL, Capt S L, NZMC; SHANNON, Lt H G, Tunnelling Co.; SMITH, Rev J D, Chaplain 4th Class; SPENCE, R, Lieut. NZRB; STUBBS, 2 Lt T E, NZRB; TATTLEY, Lt E W, Tunnelling Co.; WILLIAMS, Capt, J W, NZMC; YOUNG, Lt W H, NZMC.
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APPEALS RE EXEMPTIONS
BRENNAN, Edward, farmer, Taheke; BRENNAN, Thomas, farmer, Taheke; BRENNAN, James, farmer, Taheke; BUCKINGHAM, Ernest Charles, sheep/dairy farmer, Victoria Valley; COOPE, Harry, Kaiwaka; DELL, Frederick, wireless operator, Awanui; FOSTER, Ernest Grensham, sheep/cattle farmer, Oruaiti; FOSTER, Harold Stanley, sheep/cattle farmer, Oruaiti; FOSTER, Howard Edward, sheep/cattle farmer, Oruaiti; HOUSTON, James William, storekeeper, Mangonui; LESLIE, Henry Robert, sheep/dairy farmer; LESLIE, Thomas Edward, bush contractor, Makeiri Bay; LLEWELLYN, H M, Northcote; LLEWELLYN, V L, Northcote; PRICE, Benjamin Walter, wireless operator, Awanui; SMITH, Allen, sheep farmer, Herekino; SMITH, John Allen Chapman, sheep farmer, Herekino; WALKER, Edward Ferdinand, mullet canner, Awanui North; WAVES, Thomas, gum digger, Waiharara; WHARFE, Charles, Tara, Mangonui
BECHER, A J, jr, Kaukapakapa; BOLER, Fred R, Tauhoa; BREWSTER, O G, Pukekawa; BUTTERWORTH, W J, Ellerslie; CAMPBELL, Duncan, Pukekohe; COOP, Harry, Kaiwaka; COOPER, A R, Orakei Rd, Remuera; CRELLIN, A E, Ponsonby; DAVIE, A A; DENHAM, W, Henderson; DONNELLY, John, Grey Lynn; EDMONDS, A C, Birkenhead; EDWARDS, W, Glenfield; FARMER, James, Tauhoa; FLYNN, G, Pukekohe; FOUBISTER, J L, Kohimarama; FOUHY, Daniel, Vincent St; FRIEDLANDER, M J, Pokeno; GIBBONS, Anthony, Kaiwaka; GREENWOOD, A E J, Leigh; GRIFFITHS, Ernest; HEPWORTH, F, Clevedon; HIEATT, Frederick, Woodhill; HOOD, M C, Onehunga; JONES, N R, Mt Eden; KINNAIRD, A; LAMONT, John, Rowsell’s; LEACH, C A, Maungaturoto; MANDER, R N, ; McCLEAN, Thomas, Kaiwaka; MITCHELL, L M, Pukekohe; PADDISON, F W, Great Barrier ; PAGE, C S, Papatoetoe; PETHERICK, A L, Warkworth; PORRITT, Julius, Oratia; RAUMER, Joseph, Puhoi; RIDDELL, John, SIMPSON, C W Pokeno; SMITH, William, Grey Lynn; STONE, W D, Kaiwaka; WALDRON, G C S, Vincent St; WALKER, J G, Papakura; WHARFE, Charles, Mangawai; WILLIS, T W, Ramarama; WOOD, Arthur, Cabbage Bay; WOODCOCKS, Martin, ; YATES, John, Te Hana.
ANDERSON, C W, Auckland; BIRD, H T, Kingsland; BISHOP, C A, Auckland; CASHMORE, A E, Epsom; CHAMBERLAIN, W T, Birkenhead; COGLE, H W, Auckland; CRISP, G A, Parnell; DUNN, John, Mt Eden; HARRISON, J E, Kingsland; HORNER, T C, Auckland; HOUSTON, Richard, Birkenhead; HOWE, C G, Parnell; HOWIE, S H, Auckland; HULL, R V, Mt Eden; HUMPHRIES, Richard, Mt Roskill; LANGFORD, G A, Auckland; LEWIS, H, Auckland; MASON, F E, Auckland; MAY, W A, Howick; McDOUGALL, John, Auckland; NICHOLLS, Richard, Auckland; PARSONS, V C, Grey Lynn; PITKETHLY, D W, Grey Lynn; REAR, James, Auckland; ROGERS, George Thomas, Mt Eden; SEBLEY, F L, Auckland; SHAW, F C, Devonport; STEVENS, C F, Avondale; THOMSON, B H B, Auckland; TOBIN, W G, Newton; TOWNSHEND, H B V, Auckland; VOKES, John, Mt Eden; WALLACE, R A, Birkenhead; WATERS, P C, Clevedon; WATKIN, E A, Epsom; WENIGER, Auguste F, New Lynn; WHITE, G A, Auckland.
DEEMING, J W, builder, Opua; DUNNING, Stanley F, sheep/cattle farmer, Awarua; GILLAN, Bruce, butcher, Kaikohe; GILLAN, Norman, butcher, Kaikohe; MATTHEWS, Albert Victor, storekeeper, Awarua; MATTHEWS, Ernest, storekeeper, Awarua; MOFFATT, John B, bank manager, Ohaeawai; PARU, Edward; SELL, Harold George, schoolmaster, Pakaraka; STRONGMAN, Reginald; WOODS, John Hugh, farmer, Ohaeawai.
BAZLEY, Julius Menzies, dairy farmer, Motukaraka; DANAHER, Frank Edmund, farmer, Motukaraka; LEES, Fred’k Andrew, storeman, Kohukohu; LENNON, John, farmer, Motukaraka; McMULLIEN, Wm Henry, sheep farmer, Waimamaku; NEILL, James, farmer, Tutekuhua; POWICK, Maurice, farmer, Wekaweka.
CARPENTER, Trooper Richard E, third son of J H M Carpenter of Remuera, was awarded the Military Medal for bravery at the Hohenzollern Redoubt, France. He is an old boy of King’s College. He was in Canada when war broke out and went to England and joined the British forces. His younger brother, Bernard CARPENTER, left NZ with the Main Body of the Expeditionary Force and has been in France for some time.
J.Co., 22nd Reinforcements:
DARLING, L/Cpl R — to be Corporal; FOSTER, Pte S — to be Lance Corporal; KING, L/Cpl J H — to be Corporal; MADDEN, Pte J F — to be Lance Corporal; McMURRAY, Cpl R — to be Lance Sergeant,; PARKHURST, L/Cpl J — to be Corporal; WOODS, L/Cpl B T — to be Corporal.
A.Co., 24th Reinforcements:
CLARK, Pte G C L — to be Lance Corporal; THAYER, Pte H R — to be Lance Corporal
BARTLETT, Pte A E — 26th Mounted Rifles, to be Lance Corporal
BROOK, Bugler D — C.Co., 23rd Reinforcements, to be Corporal Bugler
COCHRANE, L/Cpl J — to be Corporal
EDWARDS, W — HQ QM Stores — to be Sergeant
ELDER, Cpl A J — HQ QM Stores — to be Sergeant
KELLY, Pte W S — to be Corporal
McKENZIE, L/Cpl D — t be Corporal
STRANG, Pte W W — to be Corporal
SMITH, Captain R C — has taken up his duties as officer in charge of Papawai Camp.
WAIKATO VOLUNTEERS — No.4 Group
ALLBRECHTSEN, George — law clerk, Te Kuiti; ANDERSON, John — architect, Hamilton; ANNANDALE, Arthur F — farmer, Glen Murray; APPLEBY, Percy E — contractor, Ngaruawahia; BEET, Edward C — farmer, Pirongia; BENNETT, Gordon C — farmer, Kiokio; BILKEY, Ernest W — saddler, Ngaruawahia; BOCKETT, Dudley — town clerk, Te Awamutu; BROWN, Albert R — solicitor, Auckland; COOPER, Harry D — farm manager, Te Kuiti; CUBIS, William H — cheese factory hand, Cambridge; DARIBENY, John S — farmer, Auckland; DAWSON, Leonard C H — accountant, Hamilton; DUCK, John — farmer, Frankton; EADE, Kenneth P — printer, Hamilton; EDMONDS, Charles O — solicitor’s clerk, Hamilton; FINLAYSON, Walter — labourer, Ohinewai; FITZGERALD, Edgar W — clerk, Hamilton (home service); FLETCHER, Gerald V — milker, Koromatua; FORSYTH, Robert A — farmer, Ohinewai; FOW, Arthur L — clerk, Hamilton; FRASER, Charles J — chainman, Huntly; GRAY, Norman M — bank clerk, Ngaruawahia; GRIFFITHS, George E — telegraph operator, Hamilton; HAMILTON, Robert S — survey cadet, Hamilton; JOHNSTON, William E — farmer, Piopio; KILMISTER, Thomas — farmer, Waitomo; KINGSTON, Samuel — labourer, Taumarunui; LE PROU, Emile E — farmer, Te Rau-a-Moa; LEE, Percy D - farmer, Hangatiki; LESLIE, William — farmer, Waitomo; LITTLE, William T — ploughman, Cambridge; MACAULAY, John — runholder, Onewhero; MacFARLANE, Charles E — farm manager, Te Kuiti; MAGFORD, Bert — farmer, Puketotara; MAXTED, Claude L — farmer, Otorohanga; McDONALD, Andrew J — fencer, Poro-o-Taroa; McDONALD, Percy D - farmer, Kopaki; McFLINN, Edward — smith, Kihikihi; MORRAN, John — labourer, Te Kuiti; MORRISON, William T — farm hand, Hamilton; MULGREW, Alexander — bushman, Mangapeehi; NICHOLSON, Phillip H — farmer, Glen Murray; NORRIES, Charles J — tailor, Hamilton (home service); NORRIS, Hensleigh C H — solicitor, Hamilton; PHILLIPS, George H — farmer, Komokorau; POTTER, James H — painter, Hamilton; QUINLAN, William S — carpenter, Ngaruawahia; REID, William F — upholsterer, Hamilton; ROWE, Oswald E H — farmer, Cambridge; STOPS, George — farmer, Waimiha; TAYLOR, Allan R I — farmer, Te Awamutu; TROUP, Alfred — farmer, Ngapaenga; TYNAN, Daniel — farmer, Te Anga; WARE, Harold E — defence clerk — Hamilton
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