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Mr J; S. Priest, of Chorlton, on Friday received the good uews that his Bon, Lieutenant A. F, L, Prieft, who was previously reported " died of gunshot wounds" was only wounded. The news will be received with genaral satis' faction throughout the district, and it can be confidently bopod that Lieutenant Priest ie not dangerously wounded, otherwise he would be on the dangerously wounded list. SERGEANT RALPH PARSONS. Bergeant lialph W. G. Pm-sone. of Wei. lington, who left with the Third Beinforce-

mentfi. on the headquarters staff, 13 "reported wounded. Hβ istbo cniy son oE.Mv and Mrs W. T. Parsons, and is twenty sevon yp.'ivg old. Recently ho had ariiviri from Fiji, where he wan engasod for three or four years in commercial business, Be brought back with him his native boy, Aminin Mis , rnrna, well known in Wellington swimming circles, whom ho sent back prior to bn de parture for Egypt. While in Wellington he had acted as committee c.'erk at Parliament during he sessions, and when thpy were closed was engaged on the headquarters Btaft in the Defence Department up t) the time r-f his departure. Sergeant Parsons lived fur ix number of years at Aknroa, find was a pui>il of the Akaroa Borough School. Hi 3 aunt, Miss Parsone, resides in Balguerie street, and his mother is a daughter of the late Antonio Eodrigues, of *karo3, the well known proprietor of the Madeira Hotel,

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 22 June 1915

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 22 June 1915

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