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SECOND ECHELON.

OFFICERS APPOINTED. I GAZETTE ANNOUNCEMENT. BRIGADE COMMANDER. The current issue o£ the "New Zealand Gazette" contains the names of officers who have been appointed to units ! forming the Second Echelon of the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. The | senior officer is Brigadier J. Hargest, I D.5.0., M.C., M.P., who is commanding the Fifth Infantry Brigade. The officers are: — DIVISIONAL HEADQUARTERS. Captain J. A. Worsnop, N.Z.S.C. Attached (temporary). DIVISIONAL CAVALRY REGIMENT. Major A. .T. Niclioll. Squadron Lender: Captain E. It. Harford, Captain J. I!. S. Scaly, Headquarters .">th N.Z. Infantry Brigade: Lieutenants 1. L. Bonifant. A. Atchison, J. A. Bell, M. I'. Studliolme. I{. Van Slyke, R. A. M. Mac Donald : 2nd Lieutenants D. A. Cole, .T. \V. Reeves, D. W. H. Neilson, N. P. Wilder. HEADQUARTERS DIVISIONAL ARTILLERY. ' Staff Captain (temporary). Captain A. N. Grigs. M.C., otli Field. Regiment, N.Z. Artillery. 4TII FIELD REGIMENT (REINFORCEMENTS). 2nd Lieutenants W. E. S. Hnlford. A. A. Angcll, J. H. Quigley, R. .T. Stanford. STH FIELD REGIMENT. Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) K. \V. Fraser. Commanding Officer (temporary) : Major T. H. E. (tabes. Battery Commander; Major M. A. Bull. Battery Commander : Captain A. N. (irigg. M.C.. Headquarters : Captain R. R. Cowie, Quartermaster; Captains J. I* Dulgan. \V. 1). I'liilp, C. F. Crosbie : Captain L. XV. Thornton. R.N.Z.A., Adjutant : Captains <!. M. Beaumont. T. 11. Bevan : Lii'iitPiiants 1.. C. S. Hill, .T. P. Snadden. B. Hardy. B. G. MaeAvoy, W. E. Moore, F. T. Nolan, O. G. Wiles, S. M. Almao. E. S. Harrowell, H. T. W. Nolan, 1,. (;. Williams. H. O. Crawford-Smith. W. S. Bent : 2nd Lieutenants N. McK. F. Gibson, W. B. Helean. N. Patterson. F. D. IJobertshaw, I'. Woolley. A. M. Caughle.v, J. D. tierrard, S. Melling. R. .1. Brewster. J. F. Spring. D. C. Allison, T. H. It. Acland, L. T. Mark. Attached.—Lier.tenant D. G. Wallace, N.Z. Medical Corps: 2nd Lieutenant E. F. Cooper. N.Z. Ordnance Corps, Commanding 16th Light Aid Detnchment. 7TH ANTI-TANK REGIMENT Major R. C. Queree. R.N.Z.A.. Second in Command : Major H. W. D. Blake, Battery Commander: Major R. W. Sharp, Battery Commander: Captains R. S. Cameron. H. S. Jones; Captain L. N. McKay. R.N.Z.A., Adjutant : Captain W. A. Knox. Quartermaster : Lieutenants L. Clark, .T. W. Moodle J. T. Molloy. A. H. McComh, W. C. Savage, A. E. Monaghan, R. J. Moor: 2nd Lieutenants H. C. Napier. E. C. Foot. W. G Hardcastle, E. G. Lewis, C. S. Pepper. Attached.—Lieutenant W. G. Cook. N.Z. Medical Corps: 2nd Lieutenant M. V. Wilson, N.Z. Ordnance Corps, Commanding 15th Light Aid Detachment. NEW ZEALAND ENGINEERS. Major F. M. H. Hanson, M.M., Officer Commanding 7th Field Company; Captain J. B. Ferguson. 7th Field Companv; lieutenant G. A. Lindell, 7th Field Company; Lieutenant N. N. Gard'ner. 7th Field Company; Lieutenant G. I. B. Thomas, 7th Field Company; Lieutenant J. It. M. Hector. Second Lieutenants P. W. Wildey. P. G. H. Hamilton. .M. A. Andrew. Reinforcements; Second Lieutenant A. V. Knapp, N.Z. Base Port Office. DIVISIONAL SIGNALS. Lieutenants E. V. Fry, H. W. Robins, A. S. Frame, T. M. Paterson. HEADQUARTERS STH INFANTRY BRIGADE. Commander, Brigadier J. Hargest, D.S.O , M.C.; Brigade Major. Major G. H. Clifton, M.( .. N.Z.S.C.; Staff Captain, Captain J. R. S. Sealy; Intelligence Officer, Captain G. L r? a , t ,! lp . r: Transport Officer, Lieutenant C. Follick. Army Service Corps Duties.—Second Lieutenant W. I!. Blanch. Attached.—Second Lieutenant N. L. W. Lniacke, N.Z. Ordnance Corps, Commanding lith Ligb't Aid Detachment; Hon. Second Lieutenant C. E. Miller, li'lrd (CanterburyOtago) Battalion, Bandmaster. WH INFANTRY ANTI TANK COMPANY. Captain T. V. Fitzpatrick, Commanding; Lieutenant O. A. Wilson; Second Lieutenants H. H. W. Smith, I. J. Simpson. STH INFANTRI- ANTI-TANK COMPANY. Captain R. A. C. Selby, Commanding; Lieutenants F. ,T. Trolove, N. E. McKay •Second Lieutenant G. Baker. 18TH (AUCKLAND) BATTALION (R EIN FO I! C E MIC N TS). Lieutenants R. D. Campbell. C. A Ferguson J. B Cranswick. A. .1. B. Dixon. \V. Von hchramm; Second Lieutenants J. M. ■Stevenson, H. K. Brainsby. 21ST (AUCKLAND) BATTALION. Lieutenant-Colonel N. L. Mackv M C Commanding Officer; Major E. A. Harding! •M.C" Second in Command; Major R K «- C [r S 'T:' Connmnr Commander; Major K. ;) • Harding, M.M., Company Commander; Captain C. A. I>e Lievre, Company Commander; Captain G. J. Howcroft, M.C Company Commander; Captain A. C. Trousdale, Quartermaster : Captain F. A. Saddler Company Commander; Captain \V M longue. Captain M. T. S. Dew, N.Z.S.C. Adjutant; Captain L. W. Reanney, Captain K B. McClymont, Captain H. M. McElrov - Lieutenants H. R. Anderson, W. R. C. Saul E. G. Smith, G. H. I'anekhurst, W. Dickson! A. A. \eoman, C. Williams, A. C. Tu'till 4 G. Simms, S. W. Parfitt, E. B. Butcher" R. Penny, L. N. Wallace, K. G. Dee, j| R. B. Marshall; Second Lieutenants G \ Dutton, G. E. Moore. W. G. J. Roaeli, S. R. Via veil, W. C. Butland. S. G. Hirst H L. Thomson, W. J. Southworth, C. S. Caddie G- A. H. Bullock-Douglas. M. I'. Chinchin! Attached.—Lieutenant O, S. Hetherington, N.Z. Medical Corps. Medical Officer. 22ND (WELLINGTN) BATTALION. Officers down to the rank of major in t!ic 22nd (Wellington) Battalion are:—Lieuten-ant-Colonel L. W. Andrew, V.C., N.Z.S.C. Commanding Officer : Major G. J. McNaught Second in Command : Major J. Leggat. Company Commander; Major J. G. C. Leach Company Commander. 23RD (CANTERBURY-OTAGO) BATTALION. Officers down to the rank of major in the -3rd (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion are: — Lieutenant-Colonel A. S. Falconer, D.S.O, M.C., Commanding Officer; Major D. F. Leckie. Second in Command ; Major T. Fvfe, E.D., Company Commander: Major H." h! TLoinasen, M.M., Company Commander. ARMY SERVICE CORPS. Captain N. M. I'ryde, Divisional Ammunition Company; Captain W. R. Creeser, Divisional Supply Column ; Lieutenant P. E. i Coutts, Divisional Ammunition Company ; I Lieutenant G. A. E. Hook, Divisional Petrol Company; Lieutenant A. »G. H. Brend, Divisional Supply Column ; Lieutenant S. A. Sampson. Divisional Ammunition Company; 2nd Lieutenant W. R. Blanch. Headquarters, sth Infantry Brigade: 2nd Lieutenant F. Trewby, Divisional Petrol Company ; 2nd Lieutenant D, C. Ward, Divisional Supply Column ; 2nd Lieutenant R. E. Kawle, Headquarters, (stli Infantry Brigade. DIVISIONAL PROVOST COMPANY. 2nd Lieutenant E. S. Summers. OVERSEAS BASE. Major G. M. McCaekili, N.Z.S.C., Officer in Charge Deputy Adjutant-General's Officer at' Base. Attached.—Hon. Major H. C. Steere Army Pay Corps. Auditor: Hon. Lieutenant E. W. T. Tindill, Army Pay Corps. Auditor; Mr. J. H. Hall, Official War Correspondent. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE GROUP. Lieutenant-Colonel J. E. Anderson M C Commanding Officer ; Major T. C. V. Rabo'ne' Commanding 10th Railway Construction Company; Major R. H. Packwood, Commanding 9tli Railway Survey Company; Captain J. B. White, N.Z.S.C., Adjutant, Headquarters, Railway Construction and Maintenance Group; Captain W. F. Young, 10th Railway Construction Company ■ Captains D. J. B. Halley, C. Clark, T. H. F. Nevins, J»th Railway Survey Company • Lieutenant D. G. S. Marehbanks, Headquarl ters. Railway Construction and Maintenance (Reinforcements) ; Lieutenants F. R Askin W. M. Fisher, D. B. Dallas, C. J. Tustin,' 10th Railway Construction Companv ; Lieutenants J. H. Macky, G. Rushton, D. U. White, 9th Railway Survey Company. Attached.—Lieutenant C. E. Watson, N.Z. Medical Corps; the Rev. L. D. C. Groves. 1 Chaplain.

11TH FORESTRY COMPANY. Captain J. G. Elliott, Commanding; Lieutenants G. A. Gamman, A. M. Collier2nd Lieutenants A. Greer, G. A. Bunress' A. P. Thomson. ' 27TH (MACHINE-GUN) BATTALION (REINFORCEMENTS). Lieutenants R. L. H&ins, G. C. Kirk, R. N. Crampton, G. S. Roydhouse; 2nd Lieutenant E. A. Hunter. 28TH (MAORI) BATTALION. Lieutenant-Colonel G. Dittmer, M.8.E., M.C., N.Z.S.C., Commanding; Mtjor G. P. Bertrand, Second in Command; Major H. G. Dyer. Company Commander; Captain G. H. Weir, Quartermaster; Captain A. T. McL. Scott, Company Commander; Captain E. Te W. Love, Company Commander; Captain H. D. Harvev, N.Z.P.S., Adjutant: Captain C. J. Blom'field ; Captain R. Royal, Company Commander; Captain L. J. Bell. Company Commander; Captains H. \V. Leaf, Parekura Tureia, W. H. Weroliia; Lieutenant F. Baker; 2nd Lieutenants \V. Ngata, C. Soreneon, H. P. Te Punga, C. M. Bennett, D. Urlicli. H. Te O. Reedy. H. Te R. Vercoe, F. T. Bennett, H. O. Stewart, W. H. McKay, J. T. Gilroy, \V. Herewini, W. P. Kanika, A. G. Onnnnd, G. A. Kuril, G. K. Bennett. G. A. Wireinu, H. G. Ngata. H. M. McDonald, T. Manalii, K. A. Keiha, W. Porter, T. Rangi. Attached.—Major W. B. Fislier, N.Z. Medical Corps; Rev. K. Harawira, Chaplain. STH FIELD AMBULANCE. Lieutenant-Colonel H. S. Kenrick, Commanding: Major .1. M. Twhigg, Second in Command;. Captain T. (i. de Clive Lowe, Company Commander; Captain S. G. de Clive Lowe. Reinforcement Officer; Captain G. B. Palmer, Company Commander; Captain .1. I). Cottrell ; Lieutenants C. M. Mules. \V. B. de L. Lusk. \V. G. Gray, R. F. Moody ; Lieutenant N. G. Crossman, Quartermaster (from 22nd (Wellington) Battalion). Attached.—Lieutenant L. Bean, Transport Officer (from N.Z. Army Service Corps) ; Lieutenant J. R. H. Hefford, N.Z. Dental Corjis; Rev. H. I. Hopkins, Chaplain. NO. 1 CONVALESCENT DEPOT. Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) N. F. Boag. Officer Commanding; Major W. G. Rich ; Major N. C. Speight, Officer Commanding Division ; Lieutenants C. S. Preston, J. K. F. Watson. Attached.—Captain J. H. Sinclair-Thom-son, Adjutant (from 23rd (CanterburyOtago) Battalion) ; Captain J. M. Power (from N.Z. Army Service Corps) ; Captain C. R. Cameron, Duty Officer (from 21st (Auckland) Battalion) ; Captain J. Brown, Duty Officer (from 2isrd (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion) ; Lieutenant W. G. Middlemass, N.Z. Dental Corps. NO. 1 GENERAL HOSPITAL. Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Colonel) A. C. McKillop, Commanding; LieutenantColonel T. I). M. Stout, D.5.0., 0.8.E.. Commanding Surgical Division ; Major H. K. Christie, eurgeon : Major E. L. Button, surgeon (attached). Major (temporary Lieuten-ant-Colonel) J. R. Boyd. M.C., Commanding Medical Division : Major L. J. Hunter, registrar; Captain A. H. Kirker, physician; Captain F. I'. Furkert, surgeon (attached); Captain (temporary Major) J. A. Doctor, ear, nose and throat specialist; Captain J. M. Clarke, surgeon; Captain E. G. Sayers, itropical diseases specialist; Captain R. D. King, physician ; Captain D. G. Rndcliffe. surgeon; Captain E. G. Lynch, radiologist; Captain D. T. 'Stewart, bacteriologist ; Lieutenant T. A. Macfarlane; Lieutenant T. B. Edmundeon, Lieutenant T. P. H. Neil, Lieutenant W. L. M. Gilmour, Lieutenant E. Stevenson-Wright. Lieutenant H. M. Foreman, Lieutenant (Quartermaster) I'. N. R. McDonald, Quartermaster. Attached.—Lieutenant X. M. Gleeson, N.Z. Dental Corps: the Rev. N. E. Winhall, the Rev. R. T. Dodds, the Rev. E. A. Forsman, chaplains. ARMY NURSING SERVICE. Sisters E. C. Mackay, M. Hennessy, M. E. .lackson, I>. K. Hubbard. I. C. Healey, A. C. Fleming, M. A. C. Tothill, E. J. Wilson. J. Martin. Staff Nurses M. G. Hitchman, E. M. Crawford. F. Itooney, O. M. Friis. E. I. Herd. A. L. K. Bowman, V. M. Price, C. M. Golden, E. G. Denison. A. G. Kliewiin. E. E. Bolton. J. A. Prosper, R. Hotobs. G. E. Gauntlett, H. L. Faber, F. A. White, A M. P.vper, J. Giltillan. M. W. Whelan. J. E. Johnstone, E. Nieholl. A. G. Gregory, E. .1. M. Dysart, I. J. Taplin, E. J. Rcid, F. H. Shaw. DENTAL CORPS. Lieutenants B. H. K. Young, F. R. Brebner, N. de B. Noakes, R. C. Shaw-Thompson, N.Z. Base Depot. ARMY PAY CORPS. Major J. S. Martin, Assistant Paymaster, Base Pay Office; Lieutenant L. A. Greig, Assistant Paymaster, Base Pay Office. CHAPLAINS' DEPARTMENT. Chaplains not elsewhere mentioned are: Chaplain to the Forces. 2nd class, the Right Rev. Bishop G. V. Gerard, M.C., Senior Chaplain ; Chaplain to the Forces, 3rd Class, the Rev. J. Hiddlestone; Chaplains to the Forces, 4th Class, the Rev. W. E. W. Hur«t. the Rev. W. Sheely, the Rev. R J Griffiths.

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SECOND ECHELON., Auckland Star, Volume LXXI, Issue 112, 13 May 1940

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