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From: Jackie Walles <>
Subject: Ak Wkly News Military 24 June 1915 (7)
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2004 10:17:40 +1000


AUCKLAND WEEKLY NEWS 24 June 1915

LOVE, Pte W T - Otago Infantry Battalion, who was reported killed in action on April 27, was working in Sargood's boot factory at Dunedin, when he enlisted. He was a noted soccer player. [AWN 24.06.1915]

RAE, Pte Walter - 21 yrs old, who was killed in action on May 2, was born at Dunedin and educated at Kaikorai school. He was the eldest son of Mr Robert Rae, Bootmaker, Oamaru. [AWN 24.06.1915]

ANDERSON, Pte Harold Richard - Otago Infantry Battalion, whose death at the Dardanelles was recorded last week, was the son of Mr John Anderson of Footscray, Victoria. [AWN 24.06.1915]

FOUNTAIN, Pte Ernest Harold - Otago Infantry Battalion, who has been killed, was 28 yrs of age and was the eldest son of Mr A O Fountain, builder, Ann St, Roslyn. [AWN 24.06.1915]

RUNCIMAN, Pte James - Auckland Infantry Battalion, who is reported amongst the missing, is the son of Thomas Runciman, Glen Massey. He was 28 yrs of age and was engaged in the sawmilling business at Oturoa. [AWN 24.06.1915]

HARDING, Pte A R - of New Plymouth is among those killed in action at the Dardanelles. He was a member of the literary staff of the Taranaki Daily News before he left for the front. [AWN 24.06.1915]

PHILLIPS, Pte Charles - killed in action, was captain of the Manawatu representative team last year. He was a school teacher at Feilding before enlisting. [AWN 24.06.1915]

McNAB, Pte Cyril - Wellington Infantry Battalion, reported killed in action, formerly resided in Church St, Palmerston North, with his parents who now live in Motueka, Nelson. His brother Roy was killed in action a fortnight ago. [AWN 24.06.1915]

PRIDEAUX, Pte Thomas Pascoe - Wellington Infantry Battalion, whop is reported killed in action, was a brother of Messrs H & W Prideaux and a first cousin of Mr D Dustin, residents of Palmerston. Deceased was born at Wanganui and lived there for many years. Mr H A Prideaux, Victoria Ave, Wanganui, is deceased's father. [AWN 24.06.1915]

INDER, Trooper Eric - who has been wounded, is a son of Mr S Inder, formerly postmaster at Palmerston North. Tpr Inder will be remembered by many ex pupils of the High school, where he attended from 1904 to 1907. He was a fine football forward. [AWN 24.06.1915]

O'BRIEN, Bugler Martin - Otago Infantry Battalion, who is missing, is the only son of Mr J A O'Brien, Dowling St, Dunedin. He was on 17 1/2 years of age when he joined the main force and went into camp at Tahuna Camp. [AWN 24.06.1915]

HAYCOCK, Cpl Fred Ellis - 16th, Waikato, Co, Auckland Infantry Battalion, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on April 25, was 21 yrs of age and was born at Kimbolton near Feilding. He was a blacksmith by tr4ade, and always took a keen interest in volunteering. [AWN 24.06.1915]

HAROLD, Pte Edward L - whose death from smallpox is announced, was a son of Mr Peter Harold of Mackay St, Thames. [AWN 24.06.1915]





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