AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS
30 DECEMBER 1915
These are extracts from the Auckland Weekly News magazines and have been extracted with permission.
TWELFTH REINFORCEMENTS - NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
A Company — Corporals
BISHOP, T A; BRASSEY, O M; CLARK, C J M V; GARDNER, S; McLENNAN, D S; MADILL, A R; SCOTT, C E; TURLEY, C E; ROBERTSON, D A; WARD, F L.
B Company — Corporals
ANDREWS, M F; BORROWS, W L; CARTER, S C; EVERISS, D; KINVIG, J G; MILLIER, B W; PREBBLE, C; RIVERS, J D; WEIR, G H; WILLIS, H.
C Company — Corporals
BAKER, A S; BEST, G; COLE, G L; DUNNE, M J; HANNA, H; HIGGINS, A L; PARKINSON, S; SHEPPARD, J C; SOLOMON, H P; STAPLETON, F E.
D Company — Corporals
ASTWOOD, E; BADDILY, A G; BARNSLEY, W E;CHEGWIDDEN, T A; DAVIE, C J; HAMILTON, A R; IRONSIDE, G E; M’LEOD, G W; MACGREGOR, A C; SHIRLEY, G V; SINCLAIR, C E.
E Company — Corporals
DUNLOP, W; FINDLAY, J A; HEDGMAN, A W; JOSLAND, F W; KNAPP, R H; M’CLURE, W; M’EWAN, J; MORGANTI, T; NUTTALL, J; OLSEN, C O A.
F Company — Corporals
BEE, C E; CATTON, L C W;DYKES, J; GREVILLE, R H; MACKIE, S F; PARSONS, G W; PRATT, C W; REDMOND, W J; SHEARER, E G; YOUNG, A V.
G Company — Corporals
ANDREW, N C; BLAMFIELD, M; CADWALLADER, W A; CORRY-SMITH, L W; DOBSON, J; ERICKSON, A R; FENTON, E J; FERRIDAY, H; HEWITT, J; WILLIAMSON, F.
H Company — Corporals
ANDERSON, A D; BROWNE, C B; HAVILL, F G; HERRICK, J W; HUGHES, F J G; JENNINGS, N W; LAMBERT, G F; MAYS, J E; METCALFE, G W; STEPHENS, C F.
McCONKEY, Pte A, Main Expeditionary Force, died at Hamilton Hospital from consumption contracted in Egypt.
FIREMEN JOIN FORCES
Since the outbreak of war about 20% of the members of the Auckland Fire Brigade have volunteered for active service.
BURNS, T R; CHURCH, W; HARPER, C P; HARRIS, F H; MOON, V; MOORE, W T; REXWORTHY, E M; WILLIAMSON, H W; WOOLLEY, C A, Jnr.
The three last named have been wounded.
NCO’s, 14th Reinforcements:
CRANE, A H, Kamo — Mounted Rifles; BALDWIN, E, Dargaville — Infantry; DARLING, C, Dargaville — Infantry; MALLINDINE, W H, Whangarei — Infantry.
RECRUITS FOR TWELFTHS No.3 GROUP — North Auckland Quota
ABRAHAM, Wm — Mangonui; ADAMS, L — Kaimaumau; ALCOCK, N F — Whangarei; ANDERSON, A — Awanui; ANDREWS, N H — Oponone; BEDLINGTON, K L — Whangarei; BELL, W C — Kaitaia; BOYD, J — Purerua; BRADFORD, R — Totoki; BRAKE, G F — Pakotai; BRETT, L S — Kaitaia; BROUGHTON, J — Peria; COPEDO, L C — Dargaville; CROSS, N — Opua; CROSS, S — Opua; DAY, F — Ruatangata; DIGGLE, J — Dargaville; DOBSON, C J — Tokatoka; DYSART, W D — Herekino; EVANS, J T — Waipapakauri; FAITHFUL, J H — Kaitaia; FROST, W D — Dargaville; GILMOUR, W J —Moerewa; GLAVAS, M — Dargaville; GODFREE, R — Dargaville; HARDEN, E M — Whangarei; HAY, J — Whakapara; HUNTER, A — Helensville; JOHNSON, J E — Te Kopuru; JOHNSON, S — Aratapu; JONES, H S — Whangarei; LEMON, W — Taumarere; LINDSAY, J F — Tangowahine; MALCOLM, H R — Kamo; MARSON, F T — Whangarei; McDONALD, H G — Green Meadow, Kaitaia; McGREGOR, R E — Whangarei; McINTYRE, J M — Helensville; McKAY, J — Whangarei; MITCHELL, F — Helensville; MORT, J C — Tokatoka; MORT, W A — Tokatoka; NASH, F — Motukaraka; NELSON, F W — Papuhi, Hukerenui; OGLE, J J — Rangiahua; PARVIN, G T — Kaitaia; PATTERSON, G — Dargaville; PEARSON, R — Rawene; POWELL, V J — Oruru; PYKE, C D — Kaihu; RAWHINGE, L N — Dargaville; RINGROSE, M J D — Te Kopuru; ROBERTSHAW, A K —Waiharara; RODGERS, V — Whangarei; ROPER, A — Whangarei; RUSK, H W — Paraka, Hukerenui; SAVAGE, G — Aovoa; SUTTON, F J — Mititai; TIMS, J A — Titoki; TREMAINE, J G — Ruatangata; WEBB, G S — Dargaville; WEIR, J W — Rangiahua; WHITTEN, W — Auckland; WINTERS, H H — Aratapu.
NESBIT, A — Onerahi
TEISDALE, W D — Maromaku
ARIELL, D W — Maungatautari; BARTLETT, W E — Hukerenui; MARTIN, D A — Whangapei; TAYLOR, H N — Auckland; TEASDALE, J — Helensville.
A tablet in memory of -
Lieutenant R A FRATER; Lieutenant E DODSON; Lance-Corporal H C NORTHCROFT; Corporal L R GRIMWADE, and Private G BROWN
- members of the main body of the NZEF, who were killed at Gallipoli, will be unveiled by the Bishop of Auckland, Dr A W Averill, at St Peter’s Church, Takapuna, on Thursday evening.
AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES (New Zealanders serving with Australian troops)
ANDERSON, Cpl D — ill; ARMSTRONG, Pte P E — ill; AUSTIN, Pte J — ill, disembarked Malta; BAKER, L/Cpl F — Missing; BARNARD, Sgt S — wounded, disembarked Malta; BREWER, Q/M Sgt A H — wounded, disembarked Malta; COMBES, Pte B H — ill, hospital Epsom; CRUTCHFIELD, G A — wounded, returned to duty; GARDEN, Spr A — died of wounds; GEORGE, G — still dangerously ill.; HARRISON, Pte W — ill, hospital Birmingham; HARTEGEST, Spr W F — ill; KING, Pte J — hospital Birmingham; LAURENSON, J — wounded; LE ROY, B — wounded, returned to duty; McDADE, Pte D — wounded, hospital Epsom; McKNIGHT, Cpl H — ill; O’CONNOR, Pte W — hospital Birmingham; ROBINSON, Pte C K — ill; TURLEY, Pte P — ill; WOOD, Q/M Sgt — ill.
BRIGHT, Albert, Avondale; BROWN, Thos. S, Murdoch Rd; COOK, Wilfred, Mauku; DARRALL, Perc. F, Pukekohe; HASTIE, Robt G, East Tamaki; HEDLEY, David A, Epsom; LYE, Albert E, Franklin Rd; McDONALD, Elvyn A, Pukekohe; MOORE, Jos. W, c/o CPO; O’CONNOR, Percy M, Matai Rd, Greenlane; PAGE, Edward, Summer St; POWELL, Herbert, Bradford St; WILLIAMS, Samuel, Scotia Pl; YATES, Joseph, Anglesea St.
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