Mrs 92 Moore Street, has rece«^^pncial advice that Private A. J. .AjHpProng is returning by the CarpentatiaT due at Lytteuton about "May 14. He- left with the Twentyeighth Reinforcements., -■ Mrs J. White, Eiffelton, has received advice that her son, Gimner C. White, who left with the Ninth Reinforcements, is returning with draft by the Kia Ora. which is due at. Lyttelton on or about May 7. Mr J. T. ( Phaul ; Ashburton, has been notified that his son, Lance-Corporal Tom Phaul, M.M.. is returning by the Pakeha. due about May 27. Mrs G. Stoddart, Ashburton, has received advice that her son, Private W. G. Stoddart. is returning to New Zealand, and is expected about May 14. j Mrs M. J. Soal, Carter's Terrace, Tinwald. has been advised that her son, Private G. C. Soal. is returning to New Zealand in the. Carpentaria, which is due at Lyttelton on May 14. Mr R. Anderson. Alford Forest Road, has received word that his son, Private |W. Anderson, is returning to New Zealand, and is due on or about May 14. Private Anderson left with the Twentyfifth Reinforcements.
Mrs Clothier, of Willowby, has received advice from the Minister of Defence that her husband, Sergeant W. A. Clothier, has been awarded the Military Medal for gallantry on the field of action. Sergeant Clothier left with the Seventh Reinforcements with the Field Ambulance, and lias been in every engagement? with the New Zealanders in France, being slightly wounded in October, 1918.
"Mr Robert 8011, who has been in indifferent health for the -last four months, and who is at present a patient in . Lowisham Hospital, will leave that institution to-day for the Rhodes Convalescent Home. Cashmere Hills. It is Mr Bell's intention to leave for' America in the Moana, which is due to sail about the end of, May.
Second-Lieutenant C. H. Amos, second . youngest son of Mrs D. Amos, Ashburton. is returning by the Rimutaka. which is expected to reach New Zealand about May 17. He left the Dominion with the Eleventh Reinforcements 'as a sergeant, and gained his commission in January last. Prior to enlisting, Second-Lieutenant Amos occupied the position of,grain buyer in the office of Mr H. A. Lloyd.
Our Methven correspondent writes: Another of our oldest identities, Mr James '•McCrenor, passed .away. yOsterdav morning at his residence•■■; near Methven. Mr McCvenor had resided in this district since the very .early days, carrying on contracting and farming ooerations. His joviality and irrepressible humour made him a popular figure throughout the County. He leaves a widow and a grown-up family of sons and daughters.
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PERSONAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9597, 29 April 1919
PERSONAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9597, 29 April 1919
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