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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR.

TROOPER EDWARD HEWITT

In our issue of Deo mber 7th we repurted that Edward Hewitt bad been anions tbe eave'l from tbe illfated Marquette. Mr W Morgan writes as follows, explaining that Edward Hewitt joined the Auckland Mounted flifhs and has sinoe been reported missing. He writes "Edward Hewitt posted as mining on August 28»h, and now euppoeed to have been killed, was the son of Mr and Mrs J Bewitt, formerly of Akaroa, and oow of Ohristohuroh- He was born and edooated on the Feninsola. living with bis uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Wm Morgan at Ztobinion's Bay. Borne few years since he went te the North Island where he and his brother Gordon took np some land and started farming. When the War broke oat, hearing the call of duty both joined the Auckland Mounted Rifles and left for the front with the Second Reinforcements: The last letter received from him stated he expected to be in a bayonet charge in a few hours and ne diked the receivers to give his love to all relations and friends. Ha wai honoured and loved by all who knew him, for be always played tbe game. All honour to the brave His brothers Gorion and Joe have since fallowed him to tbe front, having left with the Seventh Reinforcement!."

Eighteenpeoße for 60 doees! Tfaata ail in ooate to buy the beet of all cough and cold rellevere—"NAZOL." Shifts a cold like magic.

TBOOPER B V. AEMSTRONG

On Saturday Mr George Armstrong rer oeived word that his eon Vernon was sliphMy better. The newa was received with'pleasure in Akaroa, where Trooper Armstrong is well known.

TKOOPEB T. WABNEB.

Trooper Warner, son of Mr W. Warner, of Wainui, who left with the Main Expedt tionary Forces and is now invalided to England, is making slow progress towards recovery .

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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