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LITTLE AKALOA.

RECRUITS.

[from our OWN ' CORRESPONDENT, ]

Bernard Waghorn, second son of Mr. Luke Wagborn, "Green Dale," Little Akaloa, and Olarence Wagborn, oldest son ol Mr, Arthur Waghorn, Ijittle Akaloa are among tbe Mounted iioya tbat will leave for Trentham on Wednesday 20th. They will be posted o the Ninth. Both have brothers

rerving at tbe Front besides a number cf cousins. Tney are grandsons of the '■.its Mi. Arthur Wagborn, one of the first settlers in Little Akaloa. The ite Mr. Wagborn was an old man o'rars man, and was on a battleship bat was ordered to Portugal and Spain during an insurrection, but .ally bad no fighting. He came to 'd.Z in tbe first four ships and settled ii Little Akaloa He is represented .t the Dardanelles by five grand sons )nd one great grand son, viz.—Sergt. o?car Waghorn, son of Luke Wag v orn; Troopers Ralph and Guard ■Vaghom, sons of Arthur Wagborn ; T.ieut, Lester Priest, son of J. S. driest; Sapper Harold Howell, youngest son of Mrs. Howell, Lincoln, nd Lance Corporal Hector Oraw, Idest son of George Craw, Linton, '. nd grand son of Mrs. M. A. Hunter. i-ernard and Clarence will make tbe

amber eight. Two other grandsons, ■'buries Howell and Loyal Craw also t filiated but wero unable to get away. Two other Little Akaloa*boys are .iso going with the 9tb, Troopers Sidney Wagborn and Willie Bailey. Sidney Waghorn is the youngest son . f Mrs Elizabeth Waghorn, Chorlton, and belongs to another branch of the .Vaghom family. His grandfather, he late Mr David Waghorn, came to Mew Zealand Boon after his brother Arthur, and lived in Akaloa all his ife. He did not take such a proninent part in local matters as his brother. His family has three repre jentatives in tbe soldiering line. Two sons of Mr Frank Waghorn, Nelson, have joined tbe colours. One died on i hospital ship after severe wounds .eoeived at the hot fight at Quinn's Post the first week in June. The other son is unhurt, and Sidney makes tbe third grandson Willie Bailey is the eldest son of Mr Frank Bailey, "Cosy Dell," Little Akaloa. At the time of enlisting be was a Government dairy herd tester in tbe North Island, and his bead quarters were at Palinerston North He was assistant in tbe Little Akaloa ('hpesa Factory for a season, and has inker, a prominent part in all local matter?; such as football, tennis and other recreations,

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LITTLE AKALOA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3497, 19 October 1915

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LITTLE AKALOA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3497, 19 October 1915

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