Another Little Akaloa boy to leave with the 9th Reinforcements is Charlie Priest, third son ofMr. Frank Priest, mail contractor, Little Akaloa. He makes the third son to join the colours, and though only nineteen is strong and sturdy, and fit for any hardships At the time of enlisting he was working in Little Akaloa cheese factory. He belongg to the mounted portion of the Canterbury quota.
Another recruit in Trentbam at present is Colin Priest, youngest eon of Mr Frank Priest, Linwood, and late of Little Akaloa. Private Colin Priest was born in Little Akaloa, his father being well known as a carpenter. He 13 tent asafce with his nephew Willie Priest of Little Akaloa.
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PENINSULA RECRUITS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3500, 29 October 1915