AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
22 NOVEMBER 1917
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
Whakatane, Bay of Plenty:
CARTER, Norman W, volunteer; DORAN, E J, dairy farmer; GROSE, J J; HILL, Eric H, farmer, Taneatua; KNIGHT, W R, manager, Awakeri Cheese Factory; MANSELL, W T, farm manager, Matata; McDONALD, L A, farmer, Puhikoko; MERRY, John H, farmer, Kutarere; SISSAM, L, farm hand; WARDLAW, Thomas W.
ABBOTT, D L, farmer; ANDERSON, A G, taxi driver; BARBER, W G, farmer, Waioeka; BROWN, D K, dairy farmer, Opotiki; BRUNT, C; BUTT, A W, farmer, Toatoa; CLAYTON, H J, farm hand, Opotiki; De PONTET, R, farmer, Waiotahi; DICKEY, W C, stable proprietor; EADE, R; GAULT, W A, farmer, Otara; HEDLEY, K, farmer, Otara; HUGHES, J, farmer, Otara; JEFFREY, R S, farmer; KING, T C, farmer, Waima; MANSON, A, farmer, Opotiki; MOBRAY, W, farmer; PARKINSON, D M; PARKINSON, E J, farmer, Tirohanga; REDPATH, J, farmer, Waioeka; SCOTT, G E, printer, Opotiki; SMALL, L J, farmer, Torere; SPINTON, J, farmer; TALBOT, J H, farmer, Waiotahi; YOUNG, J, farmer, Opotiki
MILITARY DECORATIONS - (With Next of Kin)
Bar to Military Cross:
PARK, G R, Lieut, M.C., Artillery — Sister: Mrs H J S Murchison, Lake Coleridge; PURDY, R G, Capt., M.C., NZSC — Wife: Mrs N A Purdy, England
ANDREW, R E, Lieut, AI — Mother: Mrs H Andrew, Howick; BAXTER, R H, Lieut, Med. Corps — Father: R G Baxter, Dunedin; BIBBY, R E, Lieut, Machine-gun Corps — Father: R Bibby, Pahiatua; BONGARD, A, Lieut, Rifle Brig — Mother: Mrs E Bongard, Vauxhall Rd, Devonport; CLARK, H, Rev, Rifle Brig — Wife: Mrs H Clark, Caroline, Southland; JONES, M H R, Capt., Rifle Brig — Father: H M Jones, Ashburton; LUMSDEN, F W, Capt, Med. Corps — Wife: Mrs B P Lumsden, Wellington; McGHIE, J, Capt, Med. Corps — Mrs J McGhie, Lovers’ Walk, Devonport; McLEOD, B, Capt., Rifle Brig — Father: W McLeod, Pahiatua; MORITZSON, L, Lieut, Sig.Co — Ella L Moritzson, Williamson St, Epsom; NORMAN, E C, Lieut, Artillery — Mrs E M Norman, England; RHIND, H D, Lieut, Med. Corps — Mother: Mrs Rhind, England; SENIOR, S E, Lieut, Rifle Brig — Father: C A Senior, Grey St West, Onehunga; SERPELL, S L, Capt, Med. Corps — Wife: Mrs M M Serpell, Sydney; TAYLOR, L J, Capt., Rifle Brig — Wife: Mrs F Taylor, Waipukurau
Distinguished Conduct Medal:
COLEY, A K, Sgt, Rifle Brig — Mrs S A Coley, England; FISHER, G, Sgt, MG Corps — Mrs G Fisher c/o Mrs A R Poole, Station Rd, Remuera; HADDOW, R W, RSM, Rifle Brig — Mrs Phillip, Scotland; KENNEDY, M E J, Sgt, ASC — Father: J Kennedy, Brighton Rd, Parnell; KEOGH, J L, Pte, Rifle Brig — Mother: Mrs J A Keogh, Milton; PINKHAM, W G F, L/Cpl, Sig.Co — Mother: Mrs C Hilton, Picton; SHEPPARD, F W H, CS, Rifle Brig — Father: J Sheppard, New Plymouth; SPRIGGS, C A, CSM, Rifle Brig — Father: M Spriggs, Napier; STICHBURY, W S, ASM, AI — Father: W Stichbury, Cameron St, Takapuna; STRINGER, J M, Sgt, Artillery — J A Stringer, Nelson; VOYLE, J W, CSM, Rifle Brig — Mother: Mrs M Voyle, Stratford
Bar to Military Medal:
WOODS, W, Sgt, MG Corps — Mrs Woods, Invercargill
BIRKETT, W A, Sgt, Sig. Co — Father: R E F Birkett, Gisborne; FORREST, T F, Pte, AI — Mother: Mrs A Langsford, Takapuna; LORNEGAN, T, Cpl, MG Corps — Sister: Miss B Lornegan, Tasmania; PETHYBRIDGE, W T, Cpl, AI — Wife: Mrs M A F Pethybridge, Ring Terrace, Ponsonby; RAY, K, Pte, AI — Brother: R B J Ray, Education Board, Auckland; TAYLOR, W G, Sgt, Rifle Brig — Father: G W Taylor, Otaki
BROOKS, J F, Cambridge; CAVANAGH, W E, Ngaruawahia; COOMBRIDGE, G H, Mokauiti; CROTTY, C B, Hairini; EDWARDS, P J, Cambridge; FARMER, John, Rangataua; FERRIS, C E, Hamilton; FOSTER, A A, Te Kuiti; GOODALL, H, Frankton; HARRY, W A, Glenmassey; LALLY, Patrick, Huntly; LINDERGREEN, C W, Frankton Junction; LUCAS, E H, Pukeruru; McIVOR, H F W, Frankton Junction; McNICOL, Jas., Rototuna; MORGAN, G, Huntly; NAIRN, H D, Te Kuiti; OSBORNE, J M, Onewhero; PARLANE, H R, Otorohanga; RAWLINSON, J V, Wairoa; REID, E A, Taupiri; ROBINSON, R P, Hautapu; SAMPSON, H D, Ngaruawahia; SAVILLE, R W, Hamilton East; SMITH, A V, Poro-o-tarao; SPICK, W R V, Cambridge; TAYLOR, W R, Frankton; TINGAY, Harry, Otorohanga; VALENTINE, A N, Hamilton; WEBSTER, B C, Hamilton; WESTON, C S, Mangapeehi; WILLIAMS, Fred, Hamilton; WORDSWORTH, G H, Hamilton.
ANDERSON, Charles, Pipiroa; BEECH, Herbert, Coromandel; BOWERS, Albert L, Poihakeno; BROWN, Edward, Waihi; COX, Wilfred, Waikino; CULL, James, Coromandel; DUNSTAN, Allan, Waihi; EDWARDS, Frank, Karangahake; EUSTACE, P, Waihi; FERGUSON, Harold, Matamata; GRAY, Ernest, Coromandel; GUILDING, John L, Te Aroha; HALL, Oliver, Te Aroha; HARGREAVES, Thomas H, Matamata; HILERY, Leonard, Matamata; JOHNSTONE, J R, Cabbage Bay; KAPPEPLY, Henry, Te Aroha; LAING, Robert F, Morrinsville; LEVIS, George A, Putaruru; LONG, Thomas, Tirau; McDONALD, William, Morrinsville; NEVES, Francis, Karangahake; ORR, Harold G, Tirau; PLUMMER, Phillip A, Tapu; POOLE, Alfred J, Morrinsville; PREECE, Thomas G, Thames;p SEATCHARD, Leonard, Waitoa; SMITH, Edward R, Waihi; STORY, George, Coromandel; WARD, Edwin, Manawaru.
BAY OF PLENTY:
ANDREW, W T, Opotiki; BALL, J, Opotiki; BINDON, B B, Whakatane; BLACHIE, D C, Tauranga; CATER, C, Whakatane; CROSSWELL, V J, Opotiki; CRUSE, A B, Whakatane; DARLEY, W M, Tauranga; DWYER, W J, Whakatane; GIBSON, T A, Whakatane; HAYDEN, W H, Rotorua; IVES, H M, Opotiki; JAMES-MOORE, F H, Whakatane; JENKINS, C, Opotiki; MACRAE, F A, Rotorua; McLEOD, K, Rotorua; MUNRO, F T, Rotorua; PEEBLES, G C, Whakatane; SATCHWELL, G, Whakatane; SAXBY, R G, Opotiki; SCOTT, P, Opotiki; STEPHENSON, G, Rotorua; STEWART, H M, Rotorua; SWANSON, A E, Tauranga; THOM, D M, Whakatane; WARMINGTON, G, Tauranga; WELLS, B, Opotiki
The Royal Humane Society’s bronze medallion and certificate were presented at Wellington to Sergeant Major HOLMES who jumped from a fast moving train on 26 June to rescue Private LAKE who had fallen from the platform, having his leg severed by the wheels. By rendering first aid promptly he saved LAKE’s life.
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
HAM, Joseph, flax miller, Tokaanu; HARMAN, A A, motor car proprietor; HARRIS, John H, farmer, Rotorua; PEARCE, Henry A, 2nd Division; SANDERS, Thomas, Rotorua; SMITH, Sydney E, mill hand, Mamaku.
ANDREW, W; BURGESS, E E; CHAPPELL, F W; CLARKE, Alex.; COMER, E P; COMMUNINGS (sic), V R; COOPER, W R; HALL, J W; HANSEN, Thomas; HAWKINS, F A; HAY, W; HONEYCOMBE, R H; McFARLANE, R L; McLEOD, R F; McREESH, P J; SIMPSON, N; SMITH, A H; SMITH, T R; STEWART, J R; SUBRITZKY, W H; THOMPSON, P; TIDEY, W; WALKER, Hugh; WIDDIPP, J; YOUNG, Thomas
APPEALS BY RESERVISTS
BURTON, Kenneth M; JOHNSON, John W; LONG, Andrew T; MADIGAN, Albert, Sale St, Freemans Bay; SANDS, John F, farmer, Northcote; STOREY, George D H, Port Charles, Coromandel.
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