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Mrs 31. Watkins, 323, Manchester btrect, has received word that her son. rivate S. H. Watkins, lias been admitted to a hospital in France suffering tr°m gunshot wounds and fracture ol the .left leg. The following have been recommended as members of the Summit Road Scenic. Reserves Board, which will gaiiottcd soon:—The Commissioner of Crown Lands for Canterbury (chairman ex-officio), Hon Colonel R. U. Rhodes, M.P.. Hon H F. Wigrant, M.LC Colonel H. S. E. Hobday, Dr' C Chilton. and Messrs L. M. ‘isitt M.P.. G. T. Booth, F. M. Warren, g’.' Gould, R. Malcolm, J. S,' Barrett €. W. Reid, W. Reece, G. Harper. G Bcwron, S. Hursl-Scager, M*. F.. Parkinson, A. Boyle, S- G. Raymond, lv C and H. G. Ell, M.P. This board will liave control of twenty-three, reserves already established, extending at inter va’.s along the whole length of the Port Hills-Akaroa-Summit Road. ,Mi - J. A. Bowbyes, of Ashler Bank, North Canterbury, has received word that his consin, Corporal Frederick William Pilcher, was killed in action in I' ranco on October S. Corporal Pilcher was born at Forest Gate, Essex, England. Tie came to , New Zealand in 1913, and for a, short time was engaged in farming. He then took up school teaching .and at the time of bis enlistment h e was on the staff of the School for the Deaf at Sumner. Ho loft New Zealand with the Rifle Brigade attached to tho Thirty-first Reinforcements.

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Star, Star, Issue 12456, 23 October 1918

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Star Star, Issue 12456, 23 October 1918

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