Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette , 29 November 1916, Page 5
THE FIRST BALLOT.
The first ballot under the Military Service Act, L 916, was taken a week ago, and the names at once gazetted. Each man drawn received a telegram, followed by a registered letter confirming ifc.Auyohe "desiring to be exempted must appeal within ten days. If not exempted he is allowed about 14 days in which to arrange his affair.
The list of district uames iv the first ballot include some m«u who have already enlisted and some who have been rejected. The latter, however, have to go before the Military Board. This is the local list:-David Murrey Anderson, Ahuroa ; Edward Claude Boler, Tauhoa ; Roland Brown, Tarn Mangawai; Edward Bondell, Mangawai; Harvey Buckland Drower, Matakana; William Gardner, Glorit; Olive Henderson, Kaipara Flats; Reginald Johnstone, Pukapuka ; Francis Jones, Kaipara Flats; Francis Raymond Judd, Maungaturoto ; Fleming Morrison KiDg, Warkworth; Jack King, Warkworth; Philip Godfrey Levet, Hoteo North ; John Moir, Maungaturoto^ Michael Paul, Puhoi; Allan Petherick, Warkworth ; Frank Pratt, Pakiri; Frank and Lawrence Tolhopf, Ahurotf; Peter Joseph Wenzlick, Puhoi; Richard Francis Stanley Williams, Warkworth ; Joel Creamer, Kaipara Flats.