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Mr. W. Warner of Wainui had a cable message two weeks ago that bis son who left in the 0 V 0. with the Main Forces had arrived in hospital at England in a low condition. Corporal Warner who was wounded in the abdomen by a bayonet thrust has had a very bad time as peritonitis set in as the result of the wound. Id fact Corporal Warner has been for tunate to pull through,, His relatives expect to have him home shortly as be is being invalided back from England as soon as he can travel.


Much anxiety hag been felt regard iog Lieut. Loster Priest, eon of Mr. J. 8. Priest, who left with the Third Reinforcements. His people have enquired in every possible way and I last week got; word from the base records that he had been severely wounded in the abdomen. Later a private message came from Hon. Jas Allen, eaying that Colonel Rhodes advised them to interview Chaplain McMenamin who is returning on the Willochra for further information. Sergeant Oscar Waghorn telegraphed from Dunedin that Lieut Priest bad died of Wounds. Hβ had been told this definitely by Sergeant Major Glanville who ia returning by the Willochra Much sympathy is felt with Mr. and Mrs. J. &■ Priest and family who have been tried very sorely in the past- In May they received a message that Lester bad been killed in action aod a fortnight later found he waa only slightly wounded. It is now over eleven weeks sinoe they heard he was wounded a second time and though the Defence Department bad wired to say he is not officially reported as dead, his relatives feel very sad and worried about the matter, They have the sympathy of a large circle of friends on the Peninsula

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3500, 29 October 1915

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3500, 29 October 1915

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