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ROIL OF HONOR.

(Special to the Herald.) WELLINGTON, this day. The hospital progress report shows: Sevtu-e cases. B. .Roberts (Gisborne), ;F. W. B. Sampey (Gisborne). Not severe ca«>R, \V. A. Lever (Gisborne R. Hab^ good (Gisborne), T. O'Connell (Gisborne), W. H. Pereral (Gisborne). Rpcent lists nhow : Wounded, 'admitted to hospital : Ranlicr, Arthur Francis 32121, C.1.R., Lance-Coiporal (Mrs VV. Barber, Waerehga-a-liika, m.). HSeriously. ill : 11. G- Howard (Tolaga Bay). 1 ' > Mrs J. Chambers lias been advised that her 'brother, Private T. O'DwVer, who left with the 25th Reinforcements,: was wounded m the right shoulder? and 1 admitted to hospital on October 13.

All's J. Heeney received advice to-day that her husbsnd r Private J. H. Hieeney, of the 25$r-'Reihforcenients, had been, wounded . nt'^tfie chest and admitted to hospital oir^October 13. ' Priory to leaving 'llei : wasf --'.employed- as hja«ksmith at the Borotiglv G\ltmeil workshop. Privart* Hse'it-ey- Jrf wfeliiknown Ideally, especially in ■•• bo-xing^oircl^r as fie 'holds the iWHntfuir. wr-U er- weight \ championship of .Xiiw Zealand. ''; <:."'■ *," ; ' ' ' £ Mr. JViMuir, of "Mnmftuke, has been notified tha,t his ' brothei',' Private J. ■Mnir, ' 'has /been killed m <actk>n. Private Muir enlisted m the 25th Reinforcehfients of South Canterbury on attaining his twentieth birthdjlyi Word has been received that Private Cecil Stagpoole, son of Senior-Ser-geant Stagpoole, of Oamaru, has been wounded. H e left New Zealand with the Eleventh Reinforcements, m the Dental Corps. .He was well known locally, being a prominent athlete. This is the third son of Sergt. Stagpoole. who is serving the Emp.ire. .■•■>-■ ' Advice was received this, Aiorning that Corporal Bernard Redstone, third son of Mr. J. R. ; Redstone, of Gisborne, had. been reported missing since. October Ist. Corporal Redstone was formerly m the employ of Messrs. Kirk, Burnard, and' Sievwright, and was m Captain J. R. Kirk's company: ".The 'last main contained news of his leaving for France on August 26th. '■* Word has been received locally of the death of Private Fred Mawhinney, of th'e 21st Specialists (Machine-gun Section), a- former Sisbome- resident, who is reported to have died of wounds on October 13th. Private Ma whinfhey waa well known m- Gisborne; having been a prominent cyclist and the winner of various long-distance races. His wife, who is the eldest daughter of Mr. Jas, Fairlie. of Gisborne, is residing at Wellington, having been- married just prior to her husband's departure. ." / Colonel R. Young, p. 5.0., Canterbury Battalion, vrho stiticeedecr Bri^ft<jier-Gen-erai Johnston, was | passing r £he spot where General Johnston was 'recently, killed; when, he .; wps: v^iot *thrbugih the neck and severely wc/undefl?. He is m a. French hospital. :;.; \ 7:

Captain J. G. Coates, 0f .,. DargaviUe, and who represents Kaipara'X m the House of Representatives, is reported to have been slightly wounded, and is. at present remaining with his /Shit — the Auckland Infantry Regiment. .!' '■:■•. Lieutenant Hubert. P. Solomon, of the Royasl Flying. Corps, who was killed mi a recent air raid, was well-known m New Zealand and had many fr|eiids . m the Hawkefe Bay district. Ini ";» letter received mi' N&pier, Lieutenant'^olompni mentioned that he had been insttttctiiig m night flying, m London for sj&he time past and he related. .an excitjrtg^ experience he had had during 'a Zeptj^lin raidi wlien he ascended at 11.30 pjin. aiid! gay« chase to the eriamy, driving-, ihiem out to yea. Lieutenant Solomon, who has been m the Royal Flying jCbrps for the pasfc; two. years, was Keenly''interested m his work, and his untimely death will be much regretted oy all -v^ho knew him. . ' 1'

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ROIL OF HONOR., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14437, 25 October 1917

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ROIL OF HONOR. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14437, 25 October 1917

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