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The Militar5 r Medical Board, Lieut. Colonel Gibbs, Major Baldwin,' with Lieut. Porde as attesting officer left for Beef ton last evening. Sir Joseph Ward,. on TCturn from the Western Front to England, cabled Mr. . ;^ James Colvin, Memlicr of Parliament S? for Buller electorate, that be had seen 'i his son, Percy, on the Western Front, 'M and J 'he was quite! Well.: Mr. W. Yates, who for 11 years has been clerk, and 'accountant in 'the local branch of the Union Steam Ship Company, has been transferred to Christchurch. He has been a most courteous official and patrons of the .office 'will bo pleased to hear, of his-p'romotion. He was made a presentation by the Grey Bowling Club last evening. The funeral of the late J'6e Beckman, a promihent member of the Citizens' Band, was largely 'attended. Members of the band acted as pal! bearers in conveying the body from his late residence to Holjf Trinity Church. A combined Bond, consisting of members of the. Citizens ' BniM '«»»>. i of the Battalioiu Band, played "The Dead Mar^h. iri, 'Sauj[ J " and Beethoven's -Funeral MaTch from the Church to the graveside. The Bey. J. A. Bbgers oftciated ai- the ! d'hurchand at the grave. .Many floral tributes were Isent, showing, the respect in which the j deceased waS held. I •-■'■.-.-. ....

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Grey River Argus, Grey River Argus, 18 July 1918

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PERSONAL PARS Grey River Argus, 18 July 1918