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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR.

.TROOPER GUARD WAGHORN. Mr Arthur Waghorn has had var ious cables during the last fortnight, and learns his son, Guard has had a bullet extracted, and is now walking about again. Trooper Waghorn has had a very painful and weary time. He was wounded on August 27th during attack made by tbe C.V 0. on some Turkish trenches. The charge began about 3 p.m., and to get to the trenches some low ridges bad to be crossed Trooper Waghorn fell quite early in the attack, and was bandaged 'by "'Gussy" Westenra, who was slightly wounded in tbe leg. Some iof the Allies bigh explosive shells dropped quite close to the wounded party and all bad to take cover in a gully The doctors after examination found Trooper Waghorn bad a rib broken and the bullet damaged the roots of his lung 3 and lodged in his back He had an operation on his lungs, and for a month was danger ously ill, and when able he was shifted to Malta and then to England. The second operation took place about the beginning of November, and now he is making a,n excellent recovery Letters received from Trooper Wag horn and Trooper L. J. Smith states that bis recovery is simply wonderful and only his good constitution carried him through it, all six doctors at tended tbe first first operation which took place at Lernnos, and none of them thought he would survive it. Trooper Waghorn speaks very highly of the comforts provided by the English ladies. Nothing seems too much trouble and the New Zealand boys

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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PENINSULA ROLL OF HONOUR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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