PENINSULA ROIL OF HONOUR.
LATE BAPP E R G. SH Fi kR W 00j)
Tho followinjv let tor r-ent uy'v.aipta'in McNeb to tbe late Siipp'H* (-. : , Shearvvood'a reiativpy, i.. of ir>?r-r:.3. to lnauy people in and about Ai.i_ro__ who 10 member Mr Bbr->arwood when ho ir'r,. in charge of ihe Borough eloo'iio scheme.
Near Gaba Tepo, ■ Grtllir;oli Penitiauis, Turkey, 9h May, 1915. To tbo next of kin of tbo- lade Bfippi G Shearwood.
•'I feal that I eannofc over : Sapptn* Hb'iarwood's death withou. telling you how ranch we npprr.ciaif i biru as a member of fchb. comnany, and how keenly we foel the So-13 tba" his death caused uq. In the mid.'; of ali the danger here be went to hit work in the same quiet yet cneerfu' manner, in which he attended hi; daily parade whil.. we were in c-imp. He was ahot through the bead to d»a whilst engaged in the dangoroua wo I, of "sapping" (1 s. digging forward from out* present trench to construe, an advanced and improved trench)-
and death wai in.rantaweou... H died at hi. duty. He was ono of 011 beat, wo miftged him very ranch, am the deep sympathy not only of my :-e\t but of the whole company go< j out to you "
A G.- McNdl, Cupt. R. E
0. C. Ist. Div. Field Co N.Z Engineers
PRIVATE E. P. WILLIAMS
Private E. P. '•Vidian.?, of Robin c on's Buy, who left with 'bo Third Roinforcrimentfl, is in tbo Nut lev Hospital, England, where be h ro covering from an attack »f tu'oric.
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PENINSULA ROIL OF HONOUR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3508, 26 November 1915