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OUR PENINSULA SOLDIERS.

HOME TO TBOOPBB m ' TOM WARNEB.

Trooper Tom Warner, who enlisted with the Main Expeditionary ■ ; Forces, arrived home by tbe s s Tura kjkina on Sunday last at Auckland. 4ind was welcomed home to Wainm vesterd&y afternoon. _ Trooper Warnee was on Gallipoli h Jor some months', and received a wound in the abdomen during the big advance at the time ot tbe Bulva Bay landing. He waa taken to England, and has now returned in fairly good heaitb and epirita. A large gathering fcooif place-at % Wainui yesterday when Trooper War net was welcomed home by the residents there, and a number of other' Peninsula people besides some of bis % sreturned Peninsula comrades, Troop" ■ era B Wagborn, A Lelievre, H J Moore and V Arnold. Hβ-was cheered! .-* heartily upon his arrival.Mr G. Arm * etrong, Mayor of Akaroft, and tbe * Beys Julius and Hayward giving short addresses. Mr W Warner replied. A social will be held at Wainui to * ffivrht to welcome Troopers Wartter ,aoi Arnold, and the. residents of •Waiaui will present each with a wellfilled purse of sovereigns.

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OUR PENINSULA SOLDIERS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXXV, Issue 3536, 14 April 1916

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OUR PENINSULA SOLDIERS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXXV, Issue 3536, 14 April 1916

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