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fS [MILITARY FUXF.RVL. Christchurch, January 26. The funeral of the late Colonel ] iV. A. Day, V.D.A , D.O-, took place i his afternoon with full military i ionours- There was a large muster of ' ifficers and men of the Territorial j 'orces and of the old volunteer corn)anie3 to do the last honours to the leceased officer. The Ist (Canterjury) Regiment formed tbe escort, and ;he Ist Mounted Rifles (C.V.0.), and i large number of ex-members of tbe old Christ's College Rifles (volunteers) of which company the late Colonel Day was one of the first members, was also present. Tbe band of the Canterbury Coast Defence detachment (Lyttelton Marine band), played tbe funeral music. Hi& Excellency the Governor (Lord s iverpool), was represented by Captain G.F. Button, A.D.C. Owing to the staff tour, which is now being held at Cambridge, Major General Godley and members of the Headciuarter's Staff were not able to be present. The general officer commanding tbe New Zealand military forces was represented by Colonel H. Slater, V.D.; The officer coramaniliag the Canterbury military district by Captain W IH. Meddings, A.A. and Q CM., ColoI nel Chaffey, commanding tbe CanterI bury Mounted Rifles, by Captain Bell; Lieutenant Colonel tbe Hon, J. G rimith. M.L.C., by Captain A, H. Bourn; and Colonel Grace by Major G J. Beattie. Tha pallbearers were Colonel C. J Cooper, commanding Canterbury [ Coast Defence troops, LieutenantI Colonel Cresswell, Lieutenant Colonel 1 Ho.boy, reserve of officers, Lieutenant Colonel Richardson, commanding 13fcb ! North Canterbury and Westland Regi- \ ment?, Lieutenant Colonel Anderson, ! principal medical officer, and Lieut 1 Colonel Fenwick, commanding N Z. ! Mounted Field Ambulance, ; The pallbearers were old members lof tha late Colonel Day's first com ! pan/, the Christ's College Rifles, who i bad specially requested to be allowed act in the capacity.

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THE LATE COLONEL DAY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4367, 27 January 1914

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THE LATE COLONEL DAY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4367, 27 January 1914

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