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RETURNED TROOPERS.

VISIT TO WAINUI

■ Sergeant Oscar Waghorn and Trooper Ralph Waghorn came to Aka roa on Tuesday afternoon, and spent tbe night at Akaroa returning to Little Akaloa on Wednesday afternoon. Ser geant Oscar Waghorn, who has had a bad bout of enteric, reported himself to Dr Cantrell. Both of the Waghorns look very well, though thin and bronzed Oscar Waghorn had met Troopers T. McGuire, V. Armstrong, J. Lelievra and 0. Ferris in Egypt, and wag able to tell their people that they looked very well. Trooper R. Waghorn bap a small sear on his lip where he was bayonetted by a Turk when ho himself was finishing off the Turk who had wounded Tom Warner. Oα Wednesday the Waghorna and. Trooper A. Lelievre went over to Wainui to see Mr and Mrs Warner, as Trooper E. .Waghorn was able to give them all the details about the engagement on August 7th when Tom was wounded. All these three troopers, who went away with the Main Force, are fairly reticent abont their exploits at Gallipolli, but they agree in declaring they would not have missed the experience for anything.

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RETURNED TROOPERS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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RETURNED TROOPERS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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