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HEROIC AVIATOR'S DEATH.

News has Teachod Paris of the death of M Reymond. Senator of the Loire, who since the outbreak of the war had distinguished himself as a member of the military aviation corps. While reconnoitring the enemy's lines he was struck by a Prussian bullet, but mada a final effort to retrain the French camp. His strength failing, the machine fell at an equal distance between the two opposing armies. The result was a fierce combat for the poroesaicn of the fallen aeroplane and fallen aviator, as the Germans were quick to recognise the value of the information he had obtained. In the strueurlo the French were finally successful and Senator Reymor.d was carried back to the French lines, where he had still tha strength to forrush to Lis superiors a detailed and pre cisn report, which proved of the utmost value. Senator Reymond died a few hours later, but not before the General commanding his division had pinned the Crn.«3 of the Legion of Honor on his breast. M. Reymor.d'a death i.» a severe lors to the French aviation service, of which he was one of the most daring and successful members. Quite recently he was specially mentioned in army orders. By profession M Raymond was a doctor, and held the, rank of surj.'eon-niajor. in tho French army, but so eager was he to play the role of combatant in, the campaign that, at his own argent request, he was attached to the •nay aviation oary^

THIRD REINFORCEMENTS. DEPARTURE OF DUNEDIN SECTION. The men comprising the Dunedin section of Otago's quota of the third reinforcements of the Main Expeditionary Force took their departure for Wellington yesterday by the first express. From Wellington they will proceed to Trentham, where a camp is being formed. The Dunedin men paraded at the Garrison Hall at 6.45 a.m. for their instructions and railway orders, and went to the station some twenty minutes before the advertised time of departure or the train. The men were then allowed full liberty to bid good-bve to their friends. When the order "All aboard" was given the train speedily filled, and when the departing signals" were given lusty cheers rent the air, handkerchiefs and "hats were waved, and snatches of patriotic songs could be heard ae the train steamed out.

The following is a complete list of the men who left: —Charles Edward Colo, Cecil H. Child, Arthur J. Adams, Alexander G. Arnott. Jack Barrett, Arthur G. Bossward, Joseph Campbell, Gordon Dawson, Francis Driver, Ernest Green, Thomas W. Gibson, Philip S. Hill, Alfred C. Holmes, Sidney J. Lyon, Charles A. Little, Evan H. M'Lean, Edward D. M'Lennau, John M'Ruchie, Randolph D. Mather, William G. Moir, Michael Reidy, James Voitch, George Walmsley, David Wood, Bert Anderson, Robert Bruce, Samuel Brown, Randall R. Cox, Joseph Cuttriss, Robert M'Kinley Fraser, Edward T. Hill, Eric T, Lockhart, Charles H. Mack, Sidney J. M'Craw, Jas. F. M'Kenney, Stanley Partridge, Clarence Sinclair, William E. B. Robertson, Hugh L. Thomson, Allan Umbers, Thomas Walker, James Tait, William Wilson, Henry White, John R. Watson, Alexander ti. Webster, George H. Macan, James D. M'Robie, Thomas R. Abercrombie, Walter Andrews, Thomas W. J. S. Bewley, David Burnett, Francis Cherry, Cecil Chrighton, Walter A. Dowie, Alfred Doyle, Charles Davis, Fred Eggleton, John A. Grey, Albert Gilling, Edwin S. Green, Robert J. Gibson, Albert W. Grant, Stanley Gordon, William Grundy, Walter J. Henry, Bruce Harvey, Frederick J. Humphries, Edward A. Irving. Francis Lawson, John G. Lovell, Jack M'llroy, John M'Cartney, Charles K. Maguire, Robert Maguire, John Mackay, fCllis M. Peacock, Lionel R. Price, John Perry, Philip Phelan, Spence Richards, Alfred Riddle, Frank W. Roberts, Torrance G. Reid, Bertrand V, Rendall, Arthur F. Rogen, Frederick C. Scrivener, Robert A. Stewart, Herbert 0. Solomon. Andrew D. Sinclair, Francis J. Traynor, Norman S. Thomson. William H. Wright, Harry D. Wright, Clifford Williams, Jas. G. Adair, Alexander Bain, Dugald R. Baillie, George P. Burns, Alfred E. Bowloy, Walter H. Brook, George T. Baker, David Cook, William Cook, Ernest Dallas, Charles W. Duncan, John Dalton, William H. G. Eady, David Evans, George Eccles. Robert A. Finlayson, Alexander Gray, Leonard G. Gudge, Adam J. Houlston, Robert Hanna, Norman Hooper, Androw G. Herbert. William E. Henderson, Percv Hamilton, George Hope, Ronald J. Hill, Frederick Hudson, T. Ireland, John Johnstone, Ale.vand.er Jordan, Leonard Jordan, Armstrong Kennedy, Robert D. Kt'nny, Herbert Leah, Robert Logan, Francis A. Lawrie, Albert V. Luscombe, George E. Louslev, Ernest J. Luxmoore, Charles W. M'Farlane, William M'Donald, Peter M'Lachlan, David G. Malcolm, Charles F. Mills. Arthur E. Miller, Robert Mora. James Nelson, Thomas Phillips, Joseph Parrott, Sidney A. Prout, John Prentiie, Robert Paul, Arthur Richardson, Thomas Ritchie, Frederick A. Robertehaw, John Rodger, John M. Rogers, Charles S. J. Reeve, Thomas P. Rowlatt, Arthur B. Rutherford, Laurence J. Shakesbv. Alexander Steward, George Scott. William Shaw, William F. Smyth, George H. Steven, Charles Thompson, John W. Thomson, James Thomas, Herbert J. F. Way, Cbarle.s Williamson, William Woodi«, Charles Woods, Robert Wilson, Randolph C. Bird, Walter P. Birchall, Edward A. Binnie, Arthur J. Foley, Robert Hornsby, Thomas A. Harvey, Andrew Moore, "Peter Williams, Henry J. Flood. Llewellyn E. Hall, Charles O. Knewstubb, David Love, Alfred N. B. Smith, George H. Thomson, William P. Traill, Henry Wilson, William R. Brinsley. Hugh A. Downes, John PI. Gilbert, Cecil R. Murray, Donald M. Reid, Allen N. Haggitt, Leonard J. Ivory, Keith R. Park. Patrick Savigny, Sidney J. H. Sawell. Cecil George, " John A. Molonev, John Woods, Rufsell Hosie, Reginald Sands. William Lamb, and Norman M. Cameron.

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HEROIC AVIATOR'S DEATH., Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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HEROIC AVIATOR'S DEATH. Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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