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Tbe residents of Pigeon Bay held a send off to the members of the Bth and 9th Reinforcements at tbe School, Pigeon Bay, about a fortnight ago There was a good attendance, and the Rev. McClaverty was in the chair. The chairman, in wishing tbe men farewell on behalf of the residents of the Bay, applauded their aofcion in offering themselves for their country's service when they were so needed. Each departing man was presented with a good serviceable wristlet watch. A pleasaiat evening was spent with cards and music Tbe men who leave with the Bth Reinforcements are Troopers A. Beynisb, David Kinghorn, E. Frederioksen Wm. Wilson and L. Wilson.

Amongst the Pigeon Bay volunteers who have left Pigeon Bay there have been four members of the Reynish family, viz, Troopers Thomas, Crow ther, Stanley and A. Beynisb, Stanley Reynish was born in Pigeon Bay, and left with tbe 2nd Australian Reinforcements, Trooper Charlie Salt left with the Main N.Z. Force, and is still at Gallipoli. The Pigeon Bay residents have colleofcetf £88 to provide gifts to the men offering their services, and to eand pipes, tebacco, and other comforts to the men who have already gone. ;

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PIGEON BAY VOLUNTEERS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, 27 October 1915

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PIGEON BAY VOLUNTEERS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, 27 October 1915

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