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Private Robert A. Crawford, who has been killed in action, was the youngest son of Mrs Crawford, of Anglesea Street, Upper Riccarton.

He was born and educated at Upper Riccarton, and prior to enlisting was employed by Mr Guy, of Yaldhurst. Private Crawford, who was 20 years of age, left New Zealand with the 20th Reinforcement.



News has been received of the death, following an amputation, of Sergt. Fred. Forsythe, of the New Zealand Field Artillery. Sergt. Forsythe joined the service of the

Christchurch Tramways Board in 1907 as a junior in the office, and had been in the employ of the board up to the time of his enlistment, on January 31, 1915. At the time of his death Sergt. Forsythe was 26 years of age. He corresponded regularly with Mr F. Thompson, the manager of the tramways, and his letters were always interesting.

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FOR KING AND EMPIRE., Sun, Volume IV, Issue 1147, 15 October 1917

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FOR KING AND EMPIRE. Sun, Volume IV, Issue 1147, 15 October 1917

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