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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR.

DIED OF WOUNDS

LIEUTENANT LEICESTER PRIEST,

Widespread regret was felt on Banks Peninsula on Wednesday when it was reported that Arthur FraDcis Leicester Priest, Bon of Mr J S Prieat, President of the Banks Pennsula Rifle Association, had died of wounds 1

in _ the Dardanelles. The late Lieutenant Piiest was about 21 years of age, and first held a commission in 69 Company Senior Cadets, end was later transferred to X Coait Oefenoe Company, when he was made a first

lieutenant, and was in charge of that com. pany when be left with tbe 3rd tnpnls with the Canterbury Infantry Battalion Lieutenant Priept was a keen 'IViriorial. Rnrf it was b'R ambition to enter the Indian army after the war. Bt» sidee his interest in toe Territorials Lieu tenant Priest was a member of the Little Akaloa Pooibali 0' -b aad a keen rifle, shot, and wus a member of the Ohorlton Club. He was educated at Boys High School, Christchurch, and was a sergeant in the school cadets,

WOUNDED. MAUHICE 0. MOOKB

News was received yesterday that another Peninsula boy, Lanas-Corprral Maurice O. Moore, ton of Mr C S F Moore, of Okain's Bay, who 'v with the Canterbury mounted, had been wounded at the Dardanelles. Lance Corporal Moore ia very well known on B inks Peninsula, especially at < kain's Buy and Akaroa. He wae educated at tbe Akaroa District bigh School, and iater wa-i a pupil teacher and went to the Normal School, Christohuroh, for his training after ho had matriculated. Hβ was the popular halfback in the Christchurch Club's senior football team, and in earlier yeaVs was a member of the Okain's Bay team. Hβ aslo played in the Canterbury representative team. He took a keen interest in all sport, aid was a fine athlete alround. Be has a cousin at the front, Trooper "Jacky" Moore. Wβ hope to hear shortly that Lance Corporal Moore is recovered, and back in the firing line.

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3466, 11 June 1915

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3466, 11 June 1915

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