Genies' Jottings

and lists
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Deaths, In Memoriam, Obituaries 

From: The Auckland Weekly News

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ABBOTT, Cpl Ameral Christopher, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regt, died in hospital. Mother: Mrs Isabella SCOTT, Southbridge, Canterbury. [AWN 13.05.1915]
ANDERSON 26 Oct 1914, Te Kopuru Hospital, Charles Edward, of Ararua, Matakohe, Kaipara, late of Norrkoping, Sweden, aged 54. [WN 12.11.1914]

ANDERSEN, Neile Christer received injuries to the head as a result of being crushed by a building (stable) in the course of removal. Mr F V FRAZER, S.M., Coroner. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
ASHWIN 1 Jan 1915, res. Awaroa, Waiheki, William Charles Durham, h/o Elizabeth, aged 74. [AWN 07.01.1915]

BAILLIE Killed in Action Died of wound received at the Dardenelles, David Shaw BAILLIE, youngest twin son of late John Baillie of Henderson and Mrs Agnes Clark of Dargaville, aged 21. [AWN 20.05.1915]
BARDSLEY, Pvte Dan, 25, single, died at sea 29 April, en route to being invalided home. [AWN 06.05.1915]
BARTON, Robert of Riccarton, died suddenly as a result of a collision with a van while he was driving the trotting horse 'Andy Low' when it bolted. . [AWN 06.05.1915
BEAZLEY, Hokianga Harbour near Rawene, Monday morning, Mrs Frederick BEAZLEY, aged 20 yrs and her 1 year old child, drowned when the punt they were in swamped. Three others were rescued. [WN 10.09.1914]

BENNETT 8 Jan 1915, at parents' res. Whitianga, Violet Louisa Bennett, w/o late W Bennett & eldest d/o Mrs H Bowman, aged 28. [AWN 14.01.1915]

BENNETT, Thomas, aged 10, Invercargill, accidentally shot in the forehead by a lad named Eric MILLS while cleaning a rifle. Condition serious. [AWN 06.05.1915]
BERRIDGE 22 Sept 1914, Waikiekie, Whangarei, Henry, h/o Mary Berridge, 76 yrs.Arr. Auckland 1859. [WN 01.10.1914]

BOLTON, William, single, 40, died suddenly on the beach at Petone while fishing. . [AWN 06.05.1915]
BOOTH Mrs R , wife of Mr R Booth of the Dunedin Post Office, died suddenly at Hamilton. She formerly resided in Ponsonby. [WN 01.10.1914]

BOULTON, Charles Thomas, body found on the railway line. Well known settler of Pahautanui. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
18 March 1915, Scarboro' Run, Queen Charlotte Sounds, Ivy Crang, youngest d/o Mr & Mrs Thomas W Bowden, aged 21. . [AWN 06.05.1915]
Geoffrey, aged 17, at Motu, by a kick from horse. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
George Vandergraff Burlinson, (s/o Major Burlinson, O/C Weraroa Training School, Levin), Wellington Mounted Rifles, from fall from a horse at Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt. (Photo on p.50). Served with the 9th NZ Contingent in the Boer War. [AWN 14.01.1915]

BUSHILL 10 Sept 1914, late res. Alison Ave, Devonport, Emily, w/o S G Bushill, 40 yrs. O'Neill's Point Cemetery. [WN 24.09.1914]

CAMERON 19 March 1915 at Ashburton, Hugh Cameron, late of Aviemore Station, Kurow and Carters Tce, Ashburton, aged 75. [AWN 01.04.1915]

CAMERON 4 Nov 1914 at Mangawai, John Cameron, h/o late May, formerly of Kaiwaka & Inverness, Scotland, aged 81. [WN 19.11.1914]

CAMERON, Dr J P, Resident Medical Officer, Niue, formerly of Stratford, died suddenly. A graduate of Aberdeen University. Mrs Cameron arrived with the body in the ketch Kereru. [AWN 06.05.1915]
CARLTON KIA Pte William (Billie) Carlton, eldest s/o John & Lillie Carlton, Otonga, Whangarei, who died on the 6th inst. of wounds received at the Dardenelles. [AWN 27.05.1915
10 April 1915, private hospital, Auckland, Annie S Carter, widow of John W Carter of Mangapai & eldest d/o late Robert and Maria HILFORD of Holmwood, Waikiekie, aged 59. . [AWN 22.04.1915]

CHALLONER, Edward, found in the Wanganui River on Friday. Late Porter at Wanganui Hotel. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
Tpr Charles Samuel, aged 26, 3rd, Auckland, Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, Main Expeditionary Force. Died last Wednesday as a result of an attack of measles. NOK: Father, Charles Chamberlain, Ponui Island, Auckland. [AWN 29.04.1915]
28 Feb 1915, s/o Mr & Mrs A Standish Cripps, Wairamarama, Tuakau, aged 12 days. [AWN 18.03.1915]
19 Aug 1914, Mairoa, Elizabeth, beloved w/o Robert Chestnut, aged 52 yrs. Deeply regretted. [WN 03.09.1914]

CHOCQUEEL Killed in Action - Mr Mercel Chocqueel, b/o Andre Chocqueel of Hamilton, at the battle of Betheny on 17 Sept 1914. Mr Joseph Chocqueel, formerly a res. of Hamilton is among the missing at the fighting around Dixmunde. [WN 24.12.1914]

CLARKE 26 Aug 1914, Dunmore, Waingaru, William Clark, late of Waikato North, aged 87. "At rest" [WN 03.09.1914]

CLUCAS 13.08.1914, London Rd, Northwick, Cheshire, Lily, w/o Rev J W Clucas, Foxdale, Isle of Mann, 52 yrs. [WN 29.10.1914]

COLLIER 15 Sept 1914, Kaiwaka, Kaipara, Catherine, relict of late W A Collier, m/o A & J Collier, of Kaiwaka. In her 53rd year. [WN24.09.1914]

CULPAN, Mrs William, died Monday at her residence Matatea, Selwyn Tce, Parnell. Born in Auckland, second d/o of the late Hendry & Elizabeth SOMERVELL who arrived in Auckland on the same day, 18 Oct 1842, the former in the Duchess of Argylle and the latter in the Jane Gifford.
Mr DACRE's daughter, aged 1 yr, who was suffering from pneumonia, died on Thursday morning at Helensville. The likely cause was a spirit lamp with a metal tube for steam operations which had perhaps been knocked over. A gang of telephone linesmen working near rushed in and extinguished the fire and carried the child to the doctor's surgery but the child succumbed to her injuries. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
DOUCH Irene May , aged 2 ½ yrs, at the front of her parents' home, Tuhikaramea Road, Hamilton, last Friday - was killed by a kick from a horse, only one small mark on her forehead. [WN 01.10.1914]

DUNNING 30 Jan 1915, Eliza Louisa Dunning, late Asst. Teacher, Wellesley Street school, at her sister's res. (Marion Middlemas, Campbell Road, Greenlane) [AWN 04.02.1915]

DYKES 12 April 1915, acc. Killed at Koriniti, Henry Augustus, youngest s/o Annie Dykes of Millbank, Wanganui, aged 30. . [AWN 22.04.1915]

EADY, William, Ross Rd, Mt Eden, early member of the Auckland Harbour Board staff. Member of Auckland Choral Socy for 40 yrs. As a volunteer he held the Queen Victoruia & NZ long service medals, member of the Veterans Assn., member of Dominion Road Bowling Club. Aged 60, leaves a widow and two sons and two daughters. Sons - Mr Kenneth Eady is on active service in France & Mr Gordon Eady is in Auckland. [AWN 13.05.1915]
EDWARDS , Mr R EDWARDS' infant daughter, Victoria Valley, North Auckland, was drowned last Thursday while playing near a shallow creek in about 3 inches of water. . [AWN 22.04.1915]

FRANCES 12 March 1915, at St Helen's Hospital, Auckland, Lily, w/o Joe rances, Mangowai, aged 37. [AWN 25.03.1915]

FRENCH Mr Robert French. See Obituary [AWN 07.01.1915]

GARDNER 6 Jan 1915, res. of son & dau., Isabella Reid, w/o Christopher P Gardner, late of Herekino, aged 81. [AWN 21.01.1915]

GEDDES 12 Feb 1915 of enteric fever, William James, s/o J & E Geddes. [AWN 11.03.1915]

GOLDING, Mr Nicholas, aged 97, died at New Plymouth, s/o Mr E A GOLDING. He was a veteran of the Maori War and a Sergeant of the 65th Regt, which landed at Taranaki in the 'sixties'. He is survived by two daus., Mrs E M Smith, widow of late Mr E M Smith, M.P., and Mrs Thomas Hickman, w/o Constable Hickman of the Armed Constabulary Force. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
17 Nov 1914, at res. cnr Baillie & Richmond Sts, Thames, Joseph, h/o Lily, aged 74.[WN 26.11.1914]

GRAHAM 14 March 1915, res. Kiversdale, Awanui North, Richard, eldest s/o late Wm Graham, Co. Tyrone, Ireland, aged 74. [AWN 08.04.1915]

HAM Pvte W A Ham, Motueka, Nelson, fatally wounded in the Suez Canal engagement 3 Feb 1915, first of the NZEF to be killed in action. [AWN 18.02.1915] Photo p.44
HARSANT, Tpr Frederick George, aged 29, 5th Reinforcements, died at the Wellington Hospital of pneumonia. Third s/o late Mr Roger Harsant, Waikato, & grandson of late Dr Hasant, Onehunga. Lived at Gumtown, Mercury Bay and was a first class rifle shot. [AWN 06.05.1915]
William, aged 49, knocked down by a motor car at Riccarton on Tuesday last week, died in hospital on Monday. [AWN 22.04.1915]
HEALEY 14 Jan 1915 at the hospital, Opotiki, John Joseph, h/o Margaret, Waimana, aged 54. [AWN 28.01.1915]

HEARD 9 Nov 1914, at res. Warkworth, of pleuro-pneumonia, Mary Argyle, w/o George Heard & d/o Mrs J O Zanders, aged 35. Sth Aus. papers please copy. [WN 03.12.1914]

HEMPHILL 8 Nov 1914, parents' res. Maungaturoto, Lance, eldest s/o F & P Hemphill, aged 2yrs 6mths. [WN 26.11.1914]

HICKS 5 Nov 1914, Matiere, Lucy, w/o J Hicks & youngest d/o late Samuel KENNARD, aged 24. Dunedin papers please copy. [WN 12.11.1914]

HILL 22.10.1914, Bella Vista, Waterloo Quad., Henry Wilson, h/o Mary V Hill, 77 yrs. Late of Mauku. Int. St Andrew's, Epsom, 24.10.1914. [WN 29.10.1914]

HOOD 5 March 1915 at Auckland Hospital, Edward, h/o Emma Hood, late of Aranga, aged 65. [AWN 13.05.1915]
HOOK 23 Dec 1914, Waimamaku, Hokianga, John Hook, formerly of London, England, aged 72. Canterbury papers please copy. [AWN 07.01.1915]

HOUSTON 16 Dec 1914 at a private hospital, Hastings, Robert Houston, late Electrical Engineer, Maraekakaho and late of Cummlock?, Ayrshire, Scotland, aged 40. [AWN 07.01.1915]

HULBERT, H, Clifton St, Addington, found in the Cam River on the bank of the Kaiapoi Woollen Co's premises. [AWN 06.05.1915]
HUMPHRIES, Cecil F G, Lance-Corporal (Acting Sergeant), 1st Manchester Regt, Indian Expeditionary Force, ex Christchurch, s/o Mrs A R Rowse, Mataura. Well known in Christchurch in football & golfing circles. So far he seems to be the first Nzer who has gained this coveted distinction which was awarded for gallantry at the battle of Givenchy on Dec 20 & 21, when the Indian force was hard pressed. The War Office record is: 'For conspicuous gallantry and coolness at Givenchy in the attack of Dec 20 & 21 and for endeavouring to bring into cover the body of his company commander, who had been killed.' Sgt Humphries was wounded at the recent battle of Neuve Chapelle and is now in hospital at Sevenoaks. [AWN 29.04.1915]
HYAMS, Alex., Royal Fusiliers, died Flanders. S/o Frank Hyams formerly Dunedin, grandson of late Mr Bendix Hallenstein. [AWN 13.05.1915]
JACKSON Mr David Jackson . See Obituary [WN 05.11.1914]

JAGO, Mr Thomas Frederick JAGO's 3 yr old son died in a house fire at Woolston. House owned by Mrs E M GORDON. [AWN 22.04.1915]
JOHNSON Evelyn, The immediate cause of death was a dislocated neck. See Obituary [WN 01.10.1914]

JOHNSON 15 May 1915, res. Kamo, John Johnson, father of Willis & Frank Johnson, Kamo, aged 77.[AWN 20.05.1915]KEALS 10 Feb 1915, Auckland Hospital, Edith Emma, w/o Leslie W Keals, Onewhero & d/o Mr & Mrs George Eyre, Paterangi, aged 30. (Brother in law charged with murdering Edith & her baby son) [AWN 18.02.1915]
26 April 1915, residence, Sophie Louisa Kemp, aged 85, w/o late James Kemp, only surviving child of late Rev Richard Davis, early missionary at the Bay of Islands. [AWN 06.05.1915]
12 Jan 1915 at Brooklyn, New York, Andrew Kennedy, eldest s/o late Wm Kennedy of Cross House, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, Ireland, and f/o W L Kennedy of Stratford, NZ, aged 84. Int. Mt Hope Cem., New York. [AWN 01.04.1915]

KING 2 March 1915, at Rawene Hospital, James, h/o Emma Must King of Sudbury, Suffolk, England, aged 68. [NW 11.03.1915]

KNAGGS 11 Dec 1914, at res. Leigh, Omaha, George, h/o Isabella, formerly of Kilham, Yorkshire, England, aged 70. [WN 17.12.1914]

KNOWLES Seaman William Edward KNOWLES, Lyttelton, HMS Philomel of the NZ Squadron,
Killed in action. [AWN 18.02.1915]
KUNST, Phillip Joseph, engineer, received fatal burns from a fire on the ketch Endeavour on 11 Sept 1914. [WN 01.10.1914]

KYTE Joseph, aged 20, single, drowned in the Whangarei Harbour near Onerahi, through the swamping of a dinghy whilst fishing. The body has not been recovered. [WN 01.10.1914]

LOW 11 Oct 1914, res. Marua, Jane, w/o late John Low, 84th yr. [WN 22.10.1914]

LLOYD, Joseph, aged 68, collapsed in Newmarket on Monday, caused by choking on food he had just eaten. [AWN 06.05.1915]
MACKY, Mr S C Macky, a very well known & highly respected resident of Auckland. See Obituary [WN 05.11.1914]

MALINCK Killed in Action - Pvte John Malinck, Reservist from Petone (widow ) [AWN 08.04.1915]

MARFELL, Trevor, well known young farmer, whose body was found in a creek at Whangamomona, Taranaki, on Sunday. Indications are that his horse slipped and he fell 40ft into the creek. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
MARKS, Enos P MARKS, single, aged about 50, died on Thursday at Watchman's Mine, Tararu. Accident occurred on the reef above Sunbeam level where he was working with a mate J W ORCHARD. Died whilst being carried to the surface. Coroner's verdict: Deceased was accidentally killed by a fall of ground and that no blame was attachable to anybody. [WN 01.10.1914]

MARSHALL, John, single, labourer, Onehunga, died from the effects of the unrestricted drug Chlorodyne. Dr BRUCE, Onehunga; E C CUTTEN, S.M. [AWN 13.05.1915]
MARSHALL 28 Nov 1914, at Opotiki Public Hospital, Noel Leslie Bain, s/o Mr & Mrs J A Marshall, Waimana, aged 3yrs 5mths. No mourning. [WN 10.12.1914]

MARTIN 23 Sept 1914, Matakohe, Kaipara, Janet Alton, widow of late John Martin, native of Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland, 77 yrs. Hope papers please copy. [WN 08.10.1914]

MARTINSON 21 Dec 1914, res. Katikati, h/o Julie, late of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, aged 60. [WN 31.12.1914]

MASEFIELD 3rd March 1915, at his nephew's res., (W N Channon, Helensville), John Masefield of Pahi, Kaipara, aged 71. [AWN 11.03.1915] CRIPPS 28 Feb 1915, s/o Mr & Mrs A Standish Cripps, Wairamarama, Tuakau, aged 12 days. [AWN 18.03.1915]

MASEFIELD Killed in Action - From the Christchurch correspondent - Major Robert MASEFIELD, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, a native of Akaroa, eldest son of Mr V Masefield, sheep farmer, Akaroa. [WN 05.11.1914]

MATHIESON Killed in Action - Captain Kenneth MATHIESON, Irish Guards, near Ypres, 1st Nov 1914: resided near Marton, ex Rangitikei farmer. [WN 12.11.1914]

MATHESON, John, farmer, Winchester, died when horse bolted. [AWN 13.05.1915]

MacMAHON, Mr James, died of pneumonia in a private hospital in Sydney on Friday, aged 55, single, well known in theatrical & literary circles, both in NZ & Australia. Senior partner in the firm of MacMahon Bros. Was associated with his two brothers in various theatrical & cinematographic enterprises. [AWN 06.15.1915]
McCORMICK, Mr William, stock agent, Tataramaka, riding a motor cycle which collided with a trap and was struck by one of the shafts. Died in a few minutes. [AWN 06.05.1915]
McCOWEN, Mrs, died suddenly in the Post Office at Thames; well known & respected throughout the district. . [AWN 06.05.1915]

McDERMOTT 22.10.1914, Wgtn Hosp., pneumonia & measles, Clement, youngest s/o Peter & Bridget McDermott, Onetea, Nthn Wairoa, aged 20 yrs; late member Auckland Expeditionary Force. RIP. [WN 29.10.1914]

McDONALD Malcolm, retired farmer of Omakau, died suddenly in a Central Otago train on Monday. [WN 05.11.1914]

McDONALD: Mr Hugh McDONALD, See Obituary [WN 01.10.1914]

McKENZIE 24 Dec 1914, res. Limestone Hill, Waipu, William, late of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, aged 88. [AWN 28.01.1915]

McLEOD 16 Nov 1914 at Whakapara, Lucy, w/o D F McLeod, aged 35. [WN 26.11.1914]

McLEAN 13 May 1915, res. Kaiwaka, Daisy, 2 d/o John & Agnes McLean, aged 19 ½ yrs. [AWN 20.05.1915]
MILLER, Henry - Died on Sunday, an old resident of Auckland. Born 1846 at Gippsland, Victoria, arrived Otago 1863. Served on the East Coast & Wanganui during the Maori War. Gum merchant. Leaves a widow & grown-up family. [AWN 22.04.1915]
MITCHELL HOT LAKES PIONEER On Monday afternoon, Henry MITCHELL, a very old resident of the thermal district, died at Ohinemutu, in his 81st year. He came to Taupo in 1868 as surveyor and was native land purchase commissioner and negotiated the purchase of all the blocks acquired from the Arawas. He settled in Rotorua over 40 years ago.
MONAGHAN, William, found on railway line between Penrose & Ellerslie. Constable SHEARMAN of Ellerslie. [AWN 13.05.1915]
MORETON Seaman John Thomas Moreton, Christchurch, HMS Philomel, died of wounds. [AWN 18.02.1915]
MOSSMAN Trooper Thomas Henry Mossman, died at Cairo from diphtheria. A Legion of Frontiersmen member (since 1912), Poverty Bay District, with the Expeditionary Force. When the second reinforcements were assembling at Trentham, the Otago Mounted Regt was short of 40 men and the deficiency was made up by the Poverty Bay Squadron of the L of F, Trooper Mossman being among those selected. (Ins. by his mother). [AWN 15.04.1915]
18 Oct 1914, at parents' residence, Marangai, Okaihau, Bay of Islands, Patrick, s/o Gilbert & Catherine Morrogh-Bernard, aged 8 yrs. RIP. [WN 05.11.1914]

NEILL 8 Dec 1914 at Napier Hospital, Susan, relict of late Robert Neill, schoolmaster, Hawkes Bay. [WN 17.12.1914]

NEVILLE 20 Nov 1914, Joseph, h/o Mary, Dairy Flat, eldest s/o Michael Neville, late of Parnell, aged 47. [WN 03.12.1914]

NIX 27 April 1915, at Wellington, William Lawson, eldest s/o Wm John & Kate Nix, Tauherenikau, Featherston, aged 30. . [AWN 06.05.1915

OGILVIE, L/Cpl Edgar - KIA, elder s/o W P Ogilvie, Richmond, aged 25, born Auckland, attended Newton West School, later worked for S Barry, Optometrist - Canadian Expeditionery Force. [AWN 13.05.1915]
O'NEILL 1 Nov 1914, at sister's (Mrs HENWOOD, Papatoetoe) res., John E O'Neill, aged 60. [WN 12.11.1914]

ORMANDY 16 April 1915 at Mangapai, Boulton Ormandy, aged 76, late of Dalton in Furness, England. [AWN 29.04.1915]

PADDISON 28 Oct 1914, res. Gleneden, Matakana, Elsie, w/o Samuel George Paddison, aged 39. [WN 12.11.1914]

PANCKHURST Rita Evelyn, aged 2yrs 9mths, youngest d/o Mr W H PANCKHURST, was knocked down by a trap driven by her father, the wheel passing over her body. She died an hour later. Inquest verdict: Death from shock & injuries. [WN 05.11.1914]

POHL, J, Ahuriri Flat, Owaka, killed in an accident with a reaper & binder. [AWN 13.05.1915]
PRAIN: Fatality in bar - George PRAIN died in Gladstone Hotel, Dunedin. Verdict: No blame attached to anybody, died from meningeal haemorrhage. A charge of manslaughter against Ernest DALLAS was dismissed. [WN 05.11.1914]

PRATT 7 Nov 1914 at res. Pakiri, Sarah, w/o George, aged 75. [WN 19.11.1914]

RHODES, Charles Cecil - aged 6 yrs, died as a result of burns received through falling into a copper containing boiling water at his parents' residence. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
ROBSON Killed in Action 29 April 1915, from wounds received at the Dardenelles, Robert C Robson, eldest s/o Walter & C I Robson, Woodside Rd, Mt Eden, aged 21. [AWN 13.05.1915]

RUSSELL 26 Dec 1914, res. 67 Burnley Tce, Mt Albert, Jessie, widow of late John Russell of Waitakere Ranges, aged 74. [WN 31.12.1914]

SAUL, Frederick, married, 26, killed at Bealy Flat, pinned between trucks while shunting. [AWN 06.05.1915]
SAUNDERS 9 Nov 1914, Waihi Hospital, Hazel, w/o J S Saunders, Princes St, Waihi, aged 18. [WN 12.11.1914]

SAYLE KIA Lt Sayle, who served with the 6th NZ Contingent in the South African War, has been killed at Ypres. [AWN 27.05.1915]
SEWELL 1 May 1915, res. Whitianga, Wm George, aged 56, eldest s/o late Wm George Sewell, Middlesex, England, h/o Mary. . [AWN 06.05.1915
SIMPSON, John, was found with his throat cut in his bedroom at 20 Newton Rd, Thursday. Names: E C CUTTEN, S.M.: Albert Edward SIMPSON, s/o deceased; Joseph JONES. [AWN 22.04.1915]
13 Dec 1914, res. Otumoetai, Barbara Rennie, widow of John Snodgrass, aged 91. [AWN 21.01.1915]

SORBY 12 March 1915, Whangarei, William, h/o Myra, late of Sheffield, Yorkshire, aged 76. [AWN 18.03.1915]

SPENCER 16 Dec 1914, res. 6 James St, Archhill, George, h/o Esther, late of Pakiri, formerly of Nova Scotia, aged 81. [WN 24.12.1914]

SPINLEY, Mrs S A, wife of J Spinley, died Friday, aged 52, granddaughter of Mrs Baker, one of the earliest settlers on Sunday Island in the Kermadecs Group north of NZ. Resided in Devonport for 32 years. [AWN 13.05.1915]
SPRATT, Walter James, married, 39, Carrier, Outram, Otago, found deceased near Deep Stream Bridge with his empty trap nearby. [AWN 13.05.1915]

STANTON 6 Sept 1914, Samuel Victor, youngest s/o Joseph & Sarah Frances Stanton, 11mths.[WN 01.10.1914]

STEELE Killed in Action - 25 Oct 1914, Capt Oliver STEELE, Royal Berkshire Regt, eldest son of Mr T J Steele, Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland. The intimation from the War Office included a message from Earl KITCHENER. Capt Steele served in the Boer War and in India. [WN 05.11.1914]

STURCH 12 March 1915 at a private hospital, Thomas, h/o Louisa, aged 77. [AWN 18.03.1915]

SUTHERLAND 20 Dec 1914, res. North River, Waipu, Hugh, h/o Margaret, aged 83. [AWN 07.01.1915]

TAIT 2 Aug 1914, son's res. Mananui, King Country, Hugh Tait, late of Whananaki and Waro, Hikurangi, aged 75 yrs. [WN 03.09.1914]

TAYLER At Hazelbrouck, France, 2nd Lt Eric H TAYLER, York & Lancaster Regt, of double pneumonia, eldest s/o Mr & Mrs Archdale Tayler, Auckland. [AWN 08.04.1915]

TAYLOR 2nd Lt E H TAYLOR, Auckland, died from pneumonia while serving at the front. Photo on p.48. . [AWN 25 Feb 1915]

THRUSTON 14 Feb 1915, Norwich, England, Mary, widow of late C F Thruston, Talgath Hall, Merionethshire, m/o Herbert E Thurston, Mangere, aged 89. . [AWN 25 Feb 1915]

TAYLER At Hazelbrouck, France, 2nd Lt Eric H TAYLER, York & Lancaster Regt, of double pneumonia, eldest s/o Mr & Mrs Archdale Tayler, Auckland. [AWN 08.04.1915]
TINDALL 17 May 1915, res. Matakana, Eliza, w/o Henry H Tindall, aged 68. [AWN 27.05.1915

VENDT Amy Myrtle Rose Violet, aged 3yrs 7mths, died 6 March 1915, Motatau, Bay of Islands, infant d/o Mr & Mrs H Vendt. [AWN 18.03.1915]

VICKERS, Alice, aged 21, recently from Dunedin, died at Utiku (on the Main Trunk Line) in an outbreak of diphtheria. [AWN 13.05.1915]
VICKERS 19 Sept 1914, at Mr A Verrall's res., Hikutaia, Opotiki, Arthur William Vickers, b/o Mr B S Vickers, aged 53. [WN 01.10.1914]

WALKER, Captain H J I, mentioned in despatches [AWN 06.05.1915]
WALKER 24 Sept 1914, Maungakaramea, Mary Hamilton, widow of late James Walker, of Maungakaramea and late of Clevedon (Wairoa South), 82 yrs. [WN 08.10.1914]

WALLACE KIA Alan, 5 s/o Florence & George Wallace, Devonport, Auckland, died of wounds received at the Dardenelles. [AWN 27.05.1915]
WARD 6 April 1915, res. Kohukohu, Hokianga, Alfred, h/o Selina Louisa Ward, aged 67. . [AWN 22.04.1915]

WELLS, Clarice, 21, fatally shot at Mititai while getting into a punt. [AWN 06.05.1915]
WHITEHEAD 26 Dec 1914, res. Fairburn, Mangonui, Elizabeth, w/o Thomas, aged 65. [AWN 07.01.1915]

WILLIAMS 18 April 1915, at res. Bourne Dean, John S Williams, h/o Agnes Laura Williams, aged 75. [AWN 29.04.1915]

WILSON 15 April 1915, at his res. Kirikopuni, northern Wairoa, Henry Wilson, h/o Sarah Florence Wilson (nee Hardinge) [AWN 29.04.1915]

WILLIAMS 18 April 1915, at res. Bourne Dean, John S Williams, h/o Agnes Laura Williams, aged 75. [AWN 29.04.1915]
WILLIAMS, Mr J S WILLIAMS, Kaipara Flats, died Sunday last, aged 75. He arrived from England as a child over 70 years ago and took up residence with his brother Mr W L C WILLIAMS, now of Cambridge, at Kaipara Flats in January 1858 and resided there until his death. He leaves a widow & six children. . [AWN 22.04.1915]
WILSON , Mrs May, aged 50, died at Pigeon Bay, Akaroa, the trap she was driving capsized & she & her husband were thrown out. She died instantly and her husband was severely injured. She was well known on Banks Peninsula. . [AWN 22.04.1915]

YOUNG Albert, employed by Auckland Farmers' Freezing Works, was crushed against a wall by a truck, internal injuries. [WN 05.11.1914]

ZANDERS 20 Nov 1914, at res. Warkworth, Caroline Wilhelmina, widow of late J O Zanders, aged 65. (4 sons, 2 daus.) [WN 03.12.1914] 

Every care possible has been taken with these records but, as usual, remember to check original sources of **everything** for yourself.

Transcribed: January, 2001 by Jackie Walles, New Zealand


March, 2001