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LONDON NOTES

WEDDINGS OF NEW ZEALANDERS (FROM OBR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) LONDON, 7th September. • ■ At the Servite Church, Fulham, on 14th August, the marriage took place of Lieut. Thomas Edmund Duffy, Lancashire Fusiliers and R.F.C., to Edith Florence Dufaur. The bridegroom is the second son of the late Mr. Denis Duffy, of Wellington; the bride the youngest daughter of the late Mr. E. T. Dufaur, barrister, Auckland.

A quiet military wedding of New Zealand interest took place yesterday afternoon at Walton-on-Thames. The bridegroom was Lieut. Ralph Fitzßoger B. Beet-ham,-N.Z.M.R,, eldest son of JMr. Hugh B. Beetham and Mrs. Beetham, of Brancepeth, Wairarapa. The bride was Mrs. Mabel Carrington Hutchison, eldest daughter of the late Mr. William Booth, of Carterton. The church was prettily decorated with pink and cream roses and palms, and the congregation consisted chiefly of New Zealand nurses from the hospital at Walton, as well as many of the patients—officers and men. For nearly a year past the bride has been on the nursing staff of a New Zealand hospital here. Lieut.-Col. T. Mill, N.Z.M.C. (Geraldine), in charge of the No. 2, N.Z. General Hospital, gave away the bride, whose dress was of delicate grey crepe de Chine, worn with a hat of similar shade trimmed with pale grey ospreys and lined with shell pink; she carried a loose bouquet of pink carnations. ChaplainMajor Luxford, C.M.G., performed the ceremony, assisted by the Rev. J. T. Price. The groomsmen were Lieut. E.: W. Nairn, Grenadier Guards (Hawkes Bay), and Capt. Martin B. Tweed, N.Z.M.C. Those present included the bride's son and daughter—Master Bob Hutchison and Miss Violet Hutchison, the latter wearing a pretty frock of green ninon and a black lace 'hat. Lieut. Beetham was wounded while acting as A.D.C. to Major-General Sir A. H. Russell, and he is returning to New Zealand at an early date with other members of the_ Main Body. Mrs. Beetham will remain here and resume her hospital duties. The Rev. Lancelot F. Andrewes is resigning the rectory of Madresfield, AVorcestershire (in the gift of Earl Beauchamp), and has accepted the living of St. George the Martyr, Holborn, which is in the gift of the Duke of Buccleuch. Mr. Andrewes, who married Miss Isa Fitzherbert, Lower Hutt, was previously for seven years chaplain to the Duke of Buccleuch.

The engagement is announced of Mr. Noel Ross, only son of Capt. Malcolm Ross, and Eileen, eldest daughter of the late -Mr. A. C. Buchanan, of Sydney: Lieut. F. L. G. Jaunay, R'.N.R., of Sydney (formerly of the N.Z.R.8.), is engaged to Miss L. Tilyard, N.Z.A.N.S., who is on the nursing staff at Brockenhurst Hospital. Miss Tilyard belongs to Wellington.

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LONDON NOTES, Evening Post, Volume XCIV, Issue 108, 3 November 1917

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LONDON NOTES Evening Post, Volume XCIV, Issue 108, 3 November 1917

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