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Source:    Auckland weekly news 1910-1919:
 
1Loss of the Wimmera
Describes the sinking of the WIMMERA off the north coast of New Zealand by an explosion on the morning of 26 June 1918 (by what was later determined to be a mine.) Gives the names of passengers and cr...
 
2[Pictures of two naval ratings killed in World War One]
Pictures with brief personal details.
 
3Personal paragraphs
Full text of the obituary of Robert Hugh Donald formerly of the Northern Steamship Company, who was killed in World War 1.
 
4Personal paragraphs
Full text of the obituary of Harold Grant who died on active service in World War 1. Mentions his sea-going career before the war.
 
5Personal paragraphs
Full text of the obituary of Anthony Lennan who died in World War 1. Mentions his sea-going career before the war.
 
6Personal paragraphs
Full text of the obituary of W E Sinnott who died in World War 1. Mentions his shipping company career before the war.
 
7Personal paragraphs
Full text of newspaper item giving details of sea-going career of William Edward Sanders prior to joining Royal Navy in World War 1.
 
8Personal paragraphs
Full text of a short item on how William Edward Sanders won the Victoria Cross in World War 1.
 
9Personal paragraphs
Full text of item on the death in World War 1 of George M Sellars who was an employee of the Auckland shipwright G T Nichol before the war.
 
10Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of John Wynyard who died in World War 1. He was involved in yachting before the war. Wynyard was of Maori descent.
 
11Personal paragraphs
Full text of a short profile of Victor Lindsay Arbuthnott Campbell, medal winner in Royal Navy in World War 1. Was a member of the Scott expedition before the war.
 
12Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile during World War 1 of E Ker who was a steward with the Northern SS Company before the war.
 
13Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of medal winner J H Biddick who was employed on his father J A Biddick's scows in the Auckland coastal trade before the war.
 
14Personal paragraphs
Full text of a short obituary of Captain C N Bidwell who died in the English Channel during World War 1.
 
15Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of N S Fall, a decorated officer in World War 1, who had been prominent in the Otago Rowing Club and in the head office of the Union Company, before the war.
 
16Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of L P Paulsen who died in World War 1.Prior to enlisting he was a waterside worker at Onehunga and was for many years in the employ of the Northern Steamship Co.
 
17Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of Spencer Shove of Auckland during World War 1 who earned the Military Medal. Owned the yacht ONERAHI.
 
18Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of Edwin G Ellis who died in World War 1. Had been prominent in rowing club circles before the war.
 
19Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Walter Anderson Holmes who died in World War 1. He had previously been active in rowing and was an employee of the Customs Department before the war.
 
20Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of William George Krogman who died in World War 1. He had been a regatta member of the Wanganui Rowing Club before the war.
 
21Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Alfred Theo Nelson who died in World War 1. He was greatly interested in rowing before the war.
 
22Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of W Oldham who won the Military Medal in World War 1. He worked for the Northern Steamship Company before the war.
 
23Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of T Ivan Prosser who died in World War 1. He was the son of Captain T H Prosser of Remuera and had made several voyages with his father before going farming before the war...
 
24Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Harry R Salmon who died in World War 1. He had previously been active in rowing circleas in Invercargill and Bluff, and was 3rd Engineer of the MONOWAI before the war.
 
25Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of W Wallace who died in World War 1. He was a member of the Waitemata Boating Club before the war.
 
26Personal paragraphs
Full text of a short profile of L G Mahon, on his miliary promotion in 1917. A well known yachtsman and for some years secretary of the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron before the war.
 
27Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of G W Worner who died in World War 1. He was a member of the Waitemata Boating Club before the war.
 
28Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of William Henry Hawkins who died in World War 1. Had been a member of the West End Rowing Club before the war.
 
29Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Ernest J Miller who died in World War 1. He worked for the Union Steam Ship Company at one time before the war.
 
30Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of William Brennan who died in World War 1. He trained on the AMOKURA and was on the crew of a vessel trading on the Australian coast before the war.
 
31Personal paragraphs
Full text of short 1916 obituary of William S Gilpin who was an officer on some of the Union Steam Ship Company's ships before the war.
 
32Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Nicholas Kittcho who died in World War 1. Before the war he workd in the Auckland fishing industry.
 
33Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of wounded World War 1 soldier Alfred Herbert Bond who had previously been an engineer in the Royal Navy before coming to New Zealand before the war.
 
34Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of wounded World War 1 soldier J O Doherty. He was a member of the West End Rowing Club before the war.
 
35Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of Charles Roy Bridger who died in World War 1. Was involved in rowing in the Bay of Plenty before the war.
 
36Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of Stanley Maris Clark who died in World War 1. Was prominent in rowing circles in Dunedin and Auckland before the war.
 
37Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of W J Francis who died in World War 1. Previous to coming to NZ before the war he was an employee of Harland & Wolff.
 
38Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Samuel French who died in World War 1. He worked for the Westport Harbour Board before the war.
 
39Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of R J Heays who was wounded in 1915. He had previously been a seafarer like his father, before going farming together before the war.
 
40Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of D W Rosie who died in World War 1. He was a Union Steam Ship Company purser before the war.
 
41Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Frank Smith who died in World War 1. Had been an engineer on various vessels in the North Pacific before the war.
 
42Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Thomas McConkey who died in World War 1. He had previously served in the Royal Navy.
 
43Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of Henry Herbert Marshall who was wounded in 1916. He was an employee of the Auckland Harbour Board before the war.
 
44Personal paragraphs
Full text of obituary of Leslie Duncan McAlpine who died in World War 1. He had previously survived the sinking of the MARQUETTE.
 
45Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of Felix Rooney who was wounded in 1916. Had taken part in the 1907 Scott expedition and before the war worked on coastal steamers out of Lyttleton.
 
46Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of J H Saunders a soldier missing in 1916. He was a fisherman from Russel before the war.
 
47Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Cedric Graham, killed in World War 1. He was a ship's engineer before the war.
 
48Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of Arthur Johnson who won a medal in 1917. He was a member of the Auckland Rowing Club before the war.
 
49Personal paragraphs
Full text of obituary of Alfred George Trevarthen who died in World War 1. Was well known in yachting circles and an employee of the Auckland Harbour Board before the war.
 
50Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Vernon J Hay who died in World War 1. Gives details of his career at sea with the Craig and Union lines.
 
51Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Alexander Robertson McLaughlin who died in World War 1. He was a member of the Gisborne Rowing Club before the war.
 
52Personal paragraphs
Brief mention in the obituary of his brother Robert Reuben Moss who died in 1915, of J B Moss who served on HMS CORNWALLIS.
 
53Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Charles Dromgool who died in World War 1. He was a member of the Auckland Rowing Club before the war.
 
54Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of St Lawrence Bell who died in World War 1. Mentions his service on the Union Steam Ship Company vessel WAIPORI before the war, and with the Royal Navy at his death.
 
55Personal paragraphs
Full text of profile of Charles Lewis a wounded soldier in World War 1. He was a steward on vessels of the Northern Steamship Company before the war.
 
56Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of Harry Campbell Lyes injured in 1917. He was Chief Saloon Waiter aboard the steamer RARAWA before the war.
 
57Personal paragraphs
Full text of a short item on the 6 members of the Bloomfield family serving in World War 1. Included mention of Harold Bloomfield who in 1916 had been in the Royal Navy for 6 years.
 
58Personal paragraphs
Full text of a short item on missing sailor Aubrey Smith aka Aubrey Warren, believed lost on the hospital ship ARABIA in World War 1. Had also seved on HMS CHALLENGER and the MAHENO.
 
59Personal paragraphs
Full text of short item describing the various members of the Kirkwood family's service in World War 1. Includes R A and M S Kirkwood who joined the Motor-Boat Patrol service.
 
60Personal paragraphs
Full text of short item on Rev W L Ready who was appointed as Chaplain to the hospital ship MAHENO in 1916.
 
61Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of E Ballard Dalby who died in World War 1. Mentions his service in the New Zealand Shipping Company before the war and his service in the Royal Navy till his death at sea.
 
62Personal paragraphs
Full text of short item on the wounding in 1917 of Bruce Henderson, a grandson of the founder of the Circular Saw Shipping Line, and Henderson & Mcfarlane.
 
63Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Henry M T T Levinge who died in World War 1. At age 16 he had seved on the mission steamer Southern Cross on a voyage in Melanesia.
 
64Personal paragraphs
Full text of short item on the medal awarded to L Crawford Watson for his work on the hospital ship LUTZOW in World War 1.
 
65Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of H Heard in World War 1. He served aboard the cable steamer IRIS before enlistment. Includes mention of the service of his brother R Heard on HMS INVINCIBLE which sank at...
 
66Personal paragraphs
Full text of the obit of Eric H Goodfellow which includes mention of his brother J G Goodfellow. The latter was employed by the Lyttleton Harbour Board before the war.
 
67Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of elderly shipwright J H Cornish of Auckland.
 
68Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of Arthur Sizer, an officer with the Union Steam Ship Company before the war. Mentions several of the ships he served on.
 
69Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituaries of some of those who died when the hospital ship MARQUETTE was torpedoed in 1915.
 
70[Suicide]
Full text of brief descritpion of the suicide of a seaman at Napier.
 
71Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of F W Ewington who was a seaman before World War 1.
 
72Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of David Fitzgibbon who was aboard at the time of the MARQUETTE disaster.
 
73Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of soldier H G Howlett missing in action in 1915 who was well known in Auckland yachting circles before the war.
 
74Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of Harry Campell Lyes, wounded for the second time in World War 1. Was a saloon waiter aboard RARAWA before the war.
 
75Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of Auckland watersider Samuel Magee who enlisted in World War 1 and died on a troop train bound for Wellington.
 
76Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of missing soldier in 1915 whose father Chas Moeller was for many years a lighthouse keeper.
 
77Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of R A Moore in 1915, once proprietor of the Mansion House on Kawau Island and owner of the yacht MAHAKI.
 
78Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Andrew Clark who was at one time in his police career in charge of the Auckland Water Police.
 
79Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of Union Steam Ship Company employee Ellis Loftman in 1915.
 
80Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of H Barnard who was well known in Auckland rowing circles.
 
81Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of W W Fish serving in the Royal Navy 1915. Was an officer with the Union Steam Ship Company before the war.
 
82Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of Reg Parsons who died in World War 1. Was a member of the Gisborne Rowing Club before the war.
 
83Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Charles B Sinton of Auckland who died in 1915. Was well known in yachting and swimming circles before the war.
 
84Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief account of wounded solder G D Cargill that mentions his father Thomas Cargill as the chief engineer on the vessel MANUKA.
 
85Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief account of the return to the front of Robert Donald who was a seaman with the Union Steam Ship Company before the war. Menitions his father worked for the Northern Company for many ...
 
86Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief profile of wounded soldier W A Entwhistle who was a merchant marine officer before the war.
 
87Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of wounded soldier W F Brothers who at one time in the pre-war period served for 5 years in the Royal Navy.
 
88Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of William Ross Eady who was an early staff member of the Auckland Harbour Board.
 
89Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of A M Urquhart who died in World War 1. He was a boat builder by trade and member of the Waitemata Boating Club before the war.
 
90[Divorce announcement]
Full text of very brief announcement of divorce in 1915 of H J Simmons, a cook on a sailing ship.
 
91[Signalman found dead at cliff base]
Full text of brief announcemnt of death of Robert Wilson, assistant signalman at Taiaroa Heads, 1915.
 
92Personal paragraphs
Full text of brief obituary of G Wilson who died in 1915. Mentions his father Captain Wallace Wilson as harbourmaster of Levuka, Fiji.
 
93Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of C R Willcocks in 1915 which includes details of his sea-going career before the war.
 
94Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of W N Gardner who died in World War 1. He owned the yacht HETTY and raced her in Auckland before the war.
 
95Personal paragraphs
Full text of short obituary of Roland Hunter who was killed in 1915. Mention his involvement in power boat racing before the war.
 
96Personal paragraphs
Full text of short profile of Isaac D McLaren who was wounded in 1915. Mentions his career as a purser with the Union Steam Shjp Company before the war.
 
97[Marquette survivors]
Full text of brief announcements of some of those who were rescued when the hospital ship MARQUETTE was torpedoed in 1915.
 
98[Brief obituary of drowned nurse - World War 1]
Full text of brief announcement, circumstances of death on MARQUETTE unclear.
 
99[Missing, believed drowned - Wrold War 1]
Full text of brief profile of missing hospital worker who was aboard the MARQUETTE when it was torpedoed.
 
100[Marquette victim]
Full text of brief item on one of those missing presumed drowned from the hospital ship MARQUETTE torpedoed in 1915.
 

 


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