"THE PRESS" WEATHER REPORT.
word that her son, Private H. T. Hobbs, was transferred to the Discharge Depot, Torquay, on November 28th. Mrs W. Radford, Temuka. has received advice that her brother. Trooper J. McLeod, who left with the 4th Reinforcements, and has been wounded twice, is returning home. Word has been received by Mrs P. Wareing, Temuka, that her son. Private J. Wareing, who was wounded in France on November 22nd, has been transferred to the Hornchurch ,Convalescent Home. Rifleman W. T. Gawler (wounded) is the second son of Mrs R. P. .Gawler, 47 Buchanan road, Upper Riccarton. He left with the 16th. Reinforcements. His brother, George, was wounded at the Sommc Battle, and Charles is at Featherston Camp, training in the Specialist Corps. Ex-Constable Stewart Favell, who is reported as having died of wounds received in action, was a highly-esteemed member of the police force. He ioined the force at Wellington in 1911, atad was stationed at Mount Cobk until he was transferred to Blenheim in 1914. On February oth, 1917, he resigned from the force in order that ho might give his services in defence of his country. The late Constable Faveli leaves a widow and one child, who reside at Wadestown. Mr C. S. Fraser, of Timaru, has received cabled advice that , his son, Lieutenant Eric J. F. Frasor, who was wounded in. the knee on October 4th, Avas in hospital in France, then that he was moved to tho Prince of Wales Hospital, Marylebone, on November 2nd, and thence transferred to Walton-on-Thames Hospital on the 24th, suffering in addition from trench fever. A cable received on Friday advises that he is improving. Private Hugh Aiken (killed) was the eldest son of Mrs Arthur Aiken, of Wicksteed- street, Wanganui, and an old boy of Queen Park School, of 'which he was at one time football captain. He left with the 20th Reinforcements. He was a nephew of Mr David Aiken, general manager of the Union t*team Ship Company of New Zealand.