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NAVAL AWARDS

SERVICE QVERSEAS EIGHT NEW ZEALANDERS The Minister of Defence (Mr. Jones) has been advised by the Admiralty that the King has approved of the following awards to members of the Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve serving- overseas: — FOR ATTACKS ON SHIPPING IN NORTHERN WATERS. Distinguished Service Cross. Temporary Lieutenant (A) Joseph E. Armitago. Temporary Sub-Lieutenant (A) Mathew C. Farm;. Temporary Acting Lieutenant (A) Jeffrey A. Gledhill. Mentioned in Dispatches. Temporary Lieutenant (A) Howard R. Emerson. Temporary Sub-Lieutenant (A) Norman Perrett. Temporary Acting Sub-Lieutenant (A) Leslie J. Ryan. FOR GOOD SERVICE AGAINST ENEMY LIGHT FORCES. Distinguished Service Cross. Temporary Sub-Lieutenant Guy K. Natusch. Mentioned in Dispatches. Temporary Lieutenant Michael V. Rout, D.S.C'. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES. Lieutenant (A) Armitage joined the Royal New Zealand Navy on April 16, 1941, us a naval airman, 2nd class. He was promoted to temporary sublieutenant (A) on June 6, 1942, and to temporary lieutenant (A) on June (3, 1943. He was born on May 31, 1918, in Napier. Prior to entry he was a hardware assistant. Next-of-kin: Mrs. E. G. Armitage, 6a Georges Drive, Napier im.). Sub-Lieutenant (A) Farrer joined the Royal New Zealand Navy as a naval airman, 2nd class, on May 2, 1941. He was promoted to temporary midshipman (A) on March 7, 1942, and to acting sub-lieutenant (A) on June 4, 1942. and temporary sub-lieu-tenant (A) on December 1, 1942. He was born on June 4, 1922, at Hamilton, and prior to entry in the service was a student. His next-of-kin is his father, Mr. M. R. Farrer, Private Bag, Te Kuiti. Temporary Acting Lieutenant (A) Gledhill joined the Royal New Zea- j land Navy as a naval airman. 2nd class, on April." 16. 1941. After receiving his training with the Royal Navy, he was promoted to temporary acting sublieutenant (A) on March 7. 1942, and to temporary acting lieutenant (A) on June 8. '1944. He was born in Wellington on November 11, 1921, and prior to entry in the Royal New Zealand Navy was a draughtsman. His next-of-kin is his mother, Mrs. D. I. Gledhill, 11 Beach Street, Island Bay, Wellington. . Lieutenant lA) Emerson joined the Royal New Zealand Navy on August 9. 1940 as a naval airman, 2nd class. He was promoted to temporary sublieutenant i A) on June 14. 1941, and to temporary lieutenant (A) on June 14 1942. He was born on February 10,' 1917, in Auckland. Prior to entry, his occupation was a shoe salesman.-Next-of-kin in New Zealand is his father, Mr. R. J. Emerson, Riddcll Road, ■ St. Heliers Bay, Auckland. Lieutenant Emerson was married in the United Kingdom on August 16, 1943. ' . . , Sub-Lieutenant (A) Perrett joined the service as a naval airman, 2nd class, on May 2. 1941. He was promoted to temporary sub-lieutenant (A) on May 2j, 1942. He was born in Palmerston North on March 6, 1920. His occupation prior to entry was a factory manager, and his next-of-kin, his mother. Mrs. E. A. Perrett, 246 Oriental Bay, -Wellington. Sub-Lieutenant (A) Ryan joined the Royal New Zealand Navy a? a naval airman, 2nd class, on July 13, 1941, and was promoted to temporary acting sub-lieutenant (A) on May 15, 1943. He was born in Te Aroha on February 21. .1921. Prior to entry his occupation was a clerk. His next-of-kin is his mother. Mrs. M. J. Alderson, 101 Brooklands Road. New Plymouth.

Sub-Lieutenant Natusch joined the Royal New Zealand Navy as an ordinary seaman (Scheme B) on January 215, 1942. He was promoted to temporary sub-lieutenant on December 25. 1942. He was born at Hastings on February 7. 1921, and prior to entry was a student. His next-of-kin is his lather, Mr. R. Natusch, Palmerston Road, Havelock North.

Lieutenant Rout joined the Royal New Zealand Navy as an ordinary seaman (Scheme B) on October 31, 1940. He was promoted to temporary sublieutenant on January 29, 1942, and to temporary lieutenant on July ], 1943. He was born at Nelson on January 29, 1919. and prior to entry was a mining student. In 1944 he was awarded the

Distinguished Service Cross for good service with coastal forces in action with enemy light forces. His next-of- . kin in' New Zealand is his father, Mr. W. V. Rout, V/arwick House. Brougham Street, Nelson. Lieutenant' Rout was. married in the United Kingdom oriiC November 17, 1943. ■ . ' ■ ; ■•

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NAVAL AWARDS, Evening Post, Volume CXXXVIII, Issue 22, 26 July 1944

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NAVAL AWARDS Evening Post, Volume CXXXVIII, Issue 22, 26 July 1944

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