Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette , 26 March 1941, Page 4
SITTING OF BOARD AT
A sitting of the No. 1 Armed Forces Appeal Board was held afc the Warkworth Courthouse last Thursday, when a number of appeals against military service were heard. The Board comprised Messrs C. R. Orr-Walker, S.M. (chairman), T. P. MoCready, A. M. Samuel and Mr G. Mortimer (secretary). .Twelve appeals were adjourned •sine die, one was dismissed, conditional on the reservist not being called for service before July Ist, and .another was withdrawn. The decisions given in respect to the appeals, which were made mainly on the ground of public interest and undue hardship, are us follow :~~ Adjourned^ sine die so jjpg-^s appellant remains in his pifP'nt occupation— Rodney Barnett, Charles William Penney, William Robert Eraser, Ellis Felix Ashton, Francis Carlyle Wyllie, Frederick Verne Gray, William John Allan Johnstone, John Robert Clayden. Albert Tracey Gubb, John Maxwell Busbridge, James Henry Ward Beecher.
Adjourned sine die, but to be reconsidered after the next overseas ballot—Wilfred Frank Wright.
Appeal dismissed, conditional on reservist not being called before July 1st —Benedict Joseph Straka.