Mr T. G. Pemberton, of the literary staff of the "Otago Daily Times, woo is at present on leave of absence, has taken up Red Cross wotk in France, states a London correspondent. The organisation to which he has been attached was originally uuder the auspices of the French Red Oros3 Society and established Anglo French bos pitals at 1 aris and Gimoges The movement has grown considerably in the past week, and ie now under the control of the British Red Cros3. Under the new regime a hospital has been established at Calais, and pre parafcions are being made for others in the north of France and near the fight ing line. Mr Pemberton's special mis sion is to conduct the hospital supplies and medical stores from London to the various base hospitals in France, and to generally superin tend the transport arrangements. Mr Pemberton, -who is a brother of Dr. Pembertorj, of Little River, wilt be remembered as being connected with the "Akaroa Mail" about eleven years ago.
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PERSONAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3462, 18 December 1914