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Roll of Honour

WAR PERSONALS. Private Donald S. Currie, brother of Messrs A. D. Currie and R. Currie, of Napier, was admitted to hospital on October Ist* suffering from a wound in the neck. Graham McConnell, son of Mr. J. W. McConnell, of Westshore, was wounded in action in France on. October 3rd. Bombardier J. G. Burrell, formerly for seven years in the Napier Post Office has been killed in action. He was the only son of Mr. and Mrs J. T. Burrell, of Palmerston North, and one of the first men to respond to his country's call. Bombardier Burrell left with the Main Body. He saw service in Egypt ,right through Gallipoli inferno and then to France. He was twenty-nine years of age. ! Private Leslie Martin-Smith, of Hastings, who was first reported wounded, then reported a prisoner of war, is now an inmate of a London hospital, and cable advice received to-day by his father, Mr. Martin-Smith, states that his son is progressing satisfactorily. Rifleman George A. Pine, killed in action, was one of five brothers who are well known throughout the Dominion in connection with racing. Rifleman Pine enlisted with one of the enrly reinforcements, and saw considerable amount of fierhting. The oldest brother, William Pine, a well-known trainer, enlisted recentIv. Rifleman Pine, like his brother, G J. Pine, was a jockey. James Pine, another brother, is a trainer at where the_ father, William Pine. senr.. is living. Information has been received that Sergeant E. J. Carey, who for many years wps secretary of the Hotel and Restaurant Workers' Union, was wounded in action on 2nd October. Sergeant Carey left New Zealand with the 13th Reinforcement. Mr. H. Johnston, of Waghorn street, Port Ahuriri, received advice to-dav that his only son,_ Private George Johnston, previously ! reported wounded has now died of his wounds. Private Johnston, who left with the 3rd Reinforcements, was 25 years of age. and wns attached, to the Herical staff of the Napier Harbour Board for a considerable period prior to enlisting. He was a champion swimmer and was a prominent figure in the football field.

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Roll of Honour, Hastings Standard, Volume VI, Issue 261, 20 October 1916

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Roll of Honour Hastings Standard, Volume VI, Issue 261, 20 October 1916

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