AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
16 NOVEMBER 1916
FORCES IN TRAINING
19th Reinforcements - B.Company:
BROWNE, Cpl A E — to be Sergeant; DAWSON, Pte V W H — to be Lance Cpl; DONALDSON, Cpl A A — to be Sergeant; FORBES, L/Cpl W J — to be Corporal; HANNA, L/Cpl J — to be Corporal; HARDIE, Cpl E C — to be Sergeant; HOOPER, Sgt C L — to be Company Sgt Major; INWOOD, Pte S A J — to be Lance Corporal; JOHNSON, L/Cpl G A — to be Corporal; MINIHAN, Cpl J P — to be Sergeant; WILEY, Cpl O T - to be Sergeant.
22nd Reinforcements — B. Company:
STEWART, Cpl H — to be Lance Sergeant
ESTALL, Pte A W — to be Corporal; HAYES, Pte D W — to be Corporal; WARNOCK, Pte J — to be Corporal
GREEN, Chaplain Captain, Salvation Army, for duty at Featherston Camp.
JACKSON, 2nd Lieut G R — transferred from 21st Mounted Rifles to Mounted Machine-gun Section, 21st Specialist Company.
23rd Reinforcements — Mounted Rifles
HOWE, Sgt Major L A S — to be temporary Quartermaster Sergeant; SHEPHERD, Private T W — to be Orderly Room Clerk
PROBATIONARY NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS - For 25th Reinforcements Draft
COTTER, T H — agent, Remuera; COUSINS, P S — coach builder, Devonport; HARRISON, T A — carpenter, Hope Street; HODGES, S C — agent, Waterloo Quadrant; HOLDEN, V W — law student, Thames; LOWE, W E — engineer, Mt Albert; LOWNSBOROUGH, F J — teacher, Pio Pio, King Country; McDOUGALL, J — merchant, Epsom; MYERS, H E — accountant, Mt Eden; PICKFORD, A M — accountant, Devonport; PIERCE, G S - accountant, Remuera; SAWERS, R T — radio operator, Takapuna; SHARP, H H — station manager, Birkenhead; SIMPSON, J — clerk, Ponsonby; TIBBS, F C — dentist, Ponsonby; VICKERMAN, K L — surveyor’s assistant, Remuera.
OFFICERS APPOINTED and proceeding on active service with the NZEF
With effect from 11 November 1916 -
ROBINSON, Major W L, NZSC
GORRINGE, 2nd Lieut C R McM; SIMPSON, 2nd Lieut A C; KELLY, 2nd Lieut S A
NORTHCROFT, Capt E H — Major in Home Unit NZFA; BROWN, Lieut F V, RNZA — left with former draft dated 14 October 1916
BAKER, Capt V H; BLAMPIED, 2nd Lieut M; BROCK, 2nd Lieut C; COATES,, Capt J G — Reserve of officers, 11th, North Auckland, Mounted Rifles; COLLETT, Capt H C — Reserve of officers 9th, Hawkes Bay, Regiment; FORD, 2nd Lieut A L; GRANT, 2nd Lieut W E; HALLIWELL, 2nd Lieut R S; LASCELLES, 2nd Lieut L W R; LAWSON, 2nd Lieut H; LUCAS, 2nd Lieut G M; LYNCH, Lieut C A; McCLURE, 2nd Lieut C B; PAISLEY,2nd Lieut A D; PARKINSON, 2nd Lieut H H; PRITCHARD, 2nd Lieut I G; ROBINSON, 2nd Lieut C G H; ROSE, 2nd Lieut E J; STONE, Lieut W J; TALBOT, 2nd Lieut A E; TISDALL, 2nd Lieut L F; TRAYNOR, 2nd Lieut F J; WESTON, 2nd Lieut G T; WHITE, 2nd Lieut K R; WILLIS, 2nd Lieut C B; WORLEY, 2nd Lieut R.
NZ Med Corps:
VEITCH, Capt J O, M.S., M.D. Edin.; JOHNSTON, Lieut A W, B.S., M.B., N.Z.; BAXTER, Lieut R H, M.B., B.S., N.Z.
POWELL, Rev E C W, Chaplain 3rd Class; DALY, Rev J, Chaplain 4th Class; BLADIN, Rev J S Department: Salvation Army, Chaplain 4th Class.
SMITH, Lieut A W, 16th, Waikato, Regt; ROHAN, 2nd Lieut M D; TONKIN, 2nd Lieut A S; KING, 2nd Lieut L L, 6th, Manawatu, Mounted Rifles; BULLARD, 2nd Lieut J N; KENRICK, 2nd Lieut H S; CAMERON, 2nd Lieut M C; ARMSTRONG, 2nd Lieut P F; SCOTT, 2nd Lieut M J; AITKEN, 2nd Lieut W P; DAVY, 2nd Lieut E B; PATRICK, 2nd Lieut H B.
COLLIER, Lieut E; GEORGE, Lieut M T
HICKSON, 2nd Lieut T E
CAREY, Lieutenant G E, died as a result of a bomb exploding during an instruction class.
FRASER, Sergeant J R, Auckland, NZEF in France, was awarded the Military Medal for gallant behaviour.. He is the son of P R Fraser, NZ Insurance Co. Was in charge of a department in the warehouse of John Burns & Co. Ltd. He saw action at Gallipoli and was one of the last boatload off the peninsula.
23rd REINFORCEMENTS — No.2 Group
ANDREW, Arthur Brooks — Matamata; AUTRIDGE, Charles — Thames; AVARD, Harry — Matamata; BECK, Thomas — Waitoa; BERRY, Frank — Paeroa; BIRGE, Charles — Tatuanui; BLACK, Robert — Waitoa; BURKETT, J H — Turua; BURKETT, Thomas — Turua; CASEY, Daniel, Waharoa; CLARK, Stanley — Waitoa; DEAN, W Y — Waihi; DUNLOP, O C — Netherton; GREENE, J G — Thames; HAMILTON, Guy Scott — N.C.O., Te Aroha; HAYWARD, Alfred — Waitoa; HENDERSON, Robert — Thames; HILLS, Thomas, Morrinsville; HOFFMAN, John — Thames; HOLMES, Daniel — Matamata; HOLMES, Richard — Matamata; KEMP, Arnold — Karangahake; KNOWLES, John — Matamata; LANG, William — Morrinsville; LATIMER, Nesbit — Morrinsville; MARSH, Ernest — Walton; MATEER, Frank — Matamata; MATEER, Robert — Matamata; McMILLAN, James F — Turua; MOYLE, M H — Puriri; NEWDICK, Nathaniel — Waikino; O’NEIL, M H — Thames; PHILLIPS, W H — Karangahake; RHODES, Arthur — Coromandel; ROBERTSON, Oliver, N.C.O., Turua; ROWELL, Arnold — Waikino; SALMON, Martin — Te Aroha; SANDERS, Charles — Thames; SCOTT, William — Waikino; SEWELL, L J — Coromandel; SEWELL, Walter — Coromandel; WALLACE, William — Wharepoa; WARNER, F C — Morrinsville; WILLIAMS, Joseph — Thames; WILTON, Ernest Henry — Thames; WRIGHT, John — Morrinsville; WYLIE, Arthur — Putataru (sic) [?Putaruru]; YOUNG, Henry C — Waihi; YOUNG, Vivian — Hikutaia
DRAFT FROM WHANGAREI - 23rd Reinforcement
ANNANDALE, D — Matakana; BAKER, R — Whangarei; BISCHOFF, G T — Helensville; BLAKE, S — Kaikohe; BLOMFIELD, N E — Rawhiti; BLUETT, L L — Kaikohe; BUCKINGHAM, H A — Victoria Valley; CARSE, P — Mangonui; CARTER, A V — Kaikohe; COLLARD, G F — Kaitaia; COTTON, C E — Kawakawa; CRAVEN, W A — Dargaville; CURTIS, M R — Whangarei; DICKESON, C G — Kaikohe; EDMONDS, A W — Kamo; EYLES, A L — Whangarei; FOLEY, G A — Kaitaia; FRANCIS, L R — Oruru; GRUT, O H — Whangarei; HAMLIN, A — Tangiteroria; HERRICK, E W B — Kaikohe; HODGSON, J — Whangarei; HOPKINS, S C — Maungakaramea; HOUTON, E — Hukerenui (sic); INGRAM, W R — Marohemo; JEFFRIES, V — Whangarei; KEHOE, W — Whangarei; KING, L — Oue; LAYTHER, A J — Dargaville; LITTLE, C C — Te Hana; MAUNDER, A R — Warkworth; McLEOD, D S — Hikurangi; McLEOD, J A — Hikurangi; MUNDELL, P — Mangapai; MURPHY, T — Kamo; OVER, O F — Kaitaia; PEARSON, G — Rawene; RAMSBOTTOM, W — Wellsford; ROBSON, F H — Arapohue; ROGERS, H G — Mangonui; ROGERS, L — Mangonui; ROLLINSON, B — Whangarei; ROSS, R W — Hikurangi; ROWLANDS, C O — Onerahi; ROWLEY, F — Hukerenui; ROWLEY, J V — Hukerenui; SIMMONTEN, H T — Matakana; TAVINER, H G — Whangarei; TAYLOR, F H — Mareretu; THOMPSON, J — Whangarei; THOMPSON, J K — Whangarei; TOOMEY, N E J — Whangarei; TWIDLE, E — Whakapara; WALMSLEY, W F — Whangaroa; WEBB, M — Kauri; WHITE, C E — Hokianga; WHITTAKER, T — Rangiahua; WILLS, A — Kaitaia; WOODALL, A D — Whangarei; WRIGHT, A W — Oue; WRIGHT, H — Russell; WRIGHT, Harold — Kaikohe; YOUNG, A G — Kiripaka
CONTINGENT FROM THE WAIKATO — No. 4 Group
ALDERSON, Job — Rira; ALDERSON, Luke R — Rira; ALLEN, George — Hamilton; ARMER, Keith — Cambridge; BEACH, John A — Hamilton; BRASELL, George — Ohaupo; BRIDGE, George — Taumarunui; BROOKES, Arthur R — Frankton; CAMERON, Ewen — Onewhero; CASEY, Moran — Eureka; CHURCHER, Albert — Raemako (sic); CLOTHIER, Samuel — Hamilton; CONNELL, John — Aria; CRAIG, Alexander W — Hamilton; CRONIN, Thomas — Maungatautari; CUMMINGS, William H — Awakino; DAVEY, Thomas H P — Hamilton; DIAMOND, Joseph A — Cambridge; EYRE, Clarence R — Te Awamutu; FINLAYSON, Hugh J — Tuhikaramea; GAJADHAR, Singh — Fiji; GIFFORD, Roy H — Ngaruawahia; HOFFMAN, Charles A — Tamahere; HUNTER, Edward S — Te Kowhai; HUNTER, John M — Te Kowhai; HURLEY, Francis — Aria; JAMIESON, Roderick McD — Korakonui; JOHNSTON, Norman B — Ngaroto; LEESTON, John H — Hamilton; LEWIS, Frank W — Paterangi; McENTEE, James H — Otorohanga; McINTYRE, Archibald — Ohaupo; McKELVIE, Robert J — Cambridge; MEIER, Godfrey L — Taumatawa; MILLARD, Joseph J — Arapae; MORGAN, Lindley V — Te Kuiti; NEWSOME, Arthur — Te Awamutu; O’REILLY, William — Kihikihi; PROCTOR, John — Hamilton; RADFORD, Claude B — Tauwhare; RADFORD, Gordon — Tauwhare; ; RAPSON, Thomas — Onewhero; RAWLINGS, Thomas G — Bruntwood; RYDER, Herbert M S — Hamilton; SMALE, Frederick R — Hamilton; STEPHENSON, Tom — Rukuhia; TAYLOR, Joseph H — Te Kowhai; TOLLEY, Lewis C — Frankton; TURDLE, Vincent S — Hamilton; WHEATCROFT, Thomas E — Mangapeehi; WHYTE, Frank W — Hamilton; WILSON, Charles F — Kihikihi; WILSON, John C — Whatawhata; WILSON, William H — Kihikihi; WOOLLEY, Frank — Kihikihi; WRIGHT, Cyril S — Hamilton
GARLAND, Lieutenant H G de F, son of Dr Garland of Hamilton, has been awarded the Military Cross.
HOUCHEN, Chaplain C, former Vicar of Te Kuiti and Inglewood, has been awarded the Military Cross.
JOHNSON, Frontiersman M E of Wanganui Squadron but whose home is in North Auckland, has been promoted to sub-lieutenant. He served on Gallipoli where he was severely wounded but he eventually got to the front again from England. He was in the El Romani fight and his younger brother Captain O P JOHNSON, was killed during the battle, being hit in the forehead when in the thick of the fighting.
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