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NZ SOLDIERS returning sick or wounded - Dec 1915

Journal by ngairedith

the list New Zealand SOLDIERS returning home on the "Tahiti" sick or wounded at the end of December 1915 was originally taken from
Marlborough Express, Volume XLIX, Issue 296,

put into alphabetical order her for easier search ...

WELLINGTON BATTALION
* BASTINGS, Orlando Percival - Private 10/1126
- enlisted from 47 Dee Street, Invercargill
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Mrs F. Bastings, 91 Forbury Road, Caversham, Dunedin

* BREMNER, Gordon Cumming - Private 10/1750
- enlisted from c/o of W. Bremner, Taihape
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: G.D. Bremner (father), Kukapapa, Oio, Raurimu

* CARLSON - O.

* CARROLL, Thomas Patrick - Private 10/1434
- enlisted from E. M. Cranstone, Fordell
- embarked from Wellington 14 Feb 1915 with the 3rd Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: James Carroll (father), Fordell

* CHAMBERS, Leonard - Private 10/2099
- enlisted from c/o Mrs Mann. Ashhurst
- embarked from Wellington 13 June 1915 with the 5th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs Charlott Powick (mother), Westport

* COOPER, John Mack - Private 10/320
- enlisted from c/o Mrs Sayers, Wellington Road, Marton
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: W. Cooper, Station Road, Appledoel, Kent, England

* CULLEY, Johnathan Alexander - Corporal 10/1151
- enlisted from Campbell Street, Frankton Junction
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Mrs Euphemia Culley (mother), Campbell Street, Frankton Junction

* HAGENSON, Frank - Private 10/616
- enlisted from Kotare
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Anders Hagenson, Frankley Road, New Plymouth

* HAYES, Charles - Private 10/1254
- enlisted from Upper Stout Street, Gisborne
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 with the 2nd Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Thomas Hayes (father), Upper Stout Street, Gisborne

* KIRKHAM, Thomas - Private 10/559
- enlisted from c/o G. Wheeler, Taoroa, Utiku
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Mrs B. Kirkham (mother), 63 Londs Street, North Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire

* LANGE, Norman - Private 10/2202
- enlisted from Matawhero
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with the 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: C. Lange (father), Matawhero, Gisborne

* LANSDOWNE, Albert - Private 10/2669
- enlisted from 306 Tinakori Road, Wellington,
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with the 6th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs F. Lansdowne (wife), 39 Boulcott Street, Wellington

* LEE, Sydney - Private 10/434
- enlisted from 303 Upper Cuba Street, Wellington
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Mrs Nellie Lee (wife), Kihikihi, Te Awamutu

* MASON - Alfred William - Private 10/717
- enlisted from New Plymouth, Taranaki
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Mr Alf Mason, Devon Street, New Plymouth

* MATSEN, Fred - Corporal 10/1291
- enlisted from Waitotara
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 with the 2nd Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: E. Matsen, Taumatatahi, Upper Waitotara

* McLEOD, John - Private 10/1898
- enlisted from Queen's Private Hotel, Westport
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs MacKenzie (cousin), Willisford, Green Hills, via Bluff

* McNAUGHT, Cyril Oswald - Private 10/426
- enlisted from 4 Urquhart Street, Wanganui
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: James McNaught (father), 4 Urquhart Street, Wanganui

* MONTEITH, John Hubert - Private 10/829
- enlisted from Joll Road, Hastings
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: John Hodge Monteith, Joll Road, Hastings

* MORRISSY, John William - Corporal 10/100
- enlisted from takapau
- embarked from Wellington 14 Feb 1915 with Wellington Infantry Regiment
- Next of Kin: Mrs Harriet Morissy (mother), 46 Coventry Street, Bethnal Green, London, England
- John DIED AFTER DISCHARGE 20 May 1920 in NZ from his wounds
- buried Section 3. Block 2. Lot 15 Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth
- John Morrissy was the son of Mrs. Harriett Morrissy, of 46, Coventry St., Bethnal Green, London, England. Born in London. Served in Egypt, 1914-15, and at Gallipoli

* NAIRN, Nelson - Private 10/1526
- enlisted from Wellington
- embarked from Wellington 14 Feb 1914 with 3rd Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Alexander Nairn (brother), East End Exhibition, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland

* ORR, Alexander - Corporal 10/222A
- enlisted from Greytown
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: D. Orr, Greytown
... Diary & letters written by Alexander are held by the Wairarapa Archive, Masterton

* PERRIN, Charles Frederick Bollen - Private 10/790
- enlisted from Hean's Pharmacy, Wanganui
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Charles Perrin, Masterton,

* STEVENSON, William Alexander - Private 10/259
- enlisted from Te Tui, Wangaui
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: D. Tidswell, Upper Hutt

* WALKER, Leonard Augustus - Private 10/871
- enlisted from Tariki, Inglewood
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: C. J. Walker (father), Tariki, Inglewood

* WHEELAN - J. J.

* WHITFIELD, Thomas Ernest - Private 10/1041
- enlisted from Desmond Road, Gisborne
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Infantry Battalion
- Next of Kin: Mrs Margaret Whitfield (mother), White Cross, Hereford, England

WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES
* BRASELL, William - Trooper 11/741
- enlisted from Martinborough
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 with 3nd Reinforcement
- Next of Kin: George Brasell (brother), Duntroon, New Zealand

* BREMNER, William Gordon - Trooper 11/730, 11/731
- enlisted from Gisborne
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 Wellington Mounted Rifles
- Next of Kin: William Gilbert Booth Bremner, 6 Carnarvon Street, Gisborne

* DUNLOP, Gordon Aitken - Corporal 11/1540
- enlisted from Thames
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with Wellington Mounted Rifles
- Next of Kin: Mrs T. A. Dunlop (mother), Parawai, Thames
... re-enlisted & embarked 13 Nov 1917 with 31st Reinforcements Mounted Rifles

* JUDGE, William Henry - Sergeant 11/780
... served in the South African War; 1914-18 War & 1939-1945 War
- enlisted from Tomoana
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 with 2nd Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs Judge (mother), Nithsdale Avenue, Market Harborough, Leicester, England
... died 10 Aug 1943 aged 51 in Auckland

* McDONNELL, William - Trooper 11/1542
- enlisted from Pakurange
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with 6th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: P. McDonnell (father), Pakuranga, Auckland

* McKEENAN, Daniel - Trooper 11/446
- enlisted from Featherston Street, Palmerston North
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Wellington Mounted Rifles
- Next of Kin: Daniel McKeenan (father), Featherston Street, Palmerston North

* PEDDIE, Alexander Dunbar - Trooper 11/912
- enlisted from Taradake
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with 4th Reinforcements
- next of Kin: Mrs M.G. Peddie (wife), Taradale, Hawke's Bay

* SMITH, George - Trooper 11/925
- enlisted from Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with the 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs E. Randle (mother), Balclutha, Otago

* WARD, William Jobson - Trooper 11/1868
- enlisted from Waingaki, Gisborne
- embarked from Wellington 9 Oct 1915 with the 7th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: W. Jobson (uncle), Matawhero, Gisborne

NEW ZEALAND ARTILLERY
* BERGHAN, Thomas William - Gunner 2/1388
- enlisted from Mangonui, North Auckland
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with the 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs M.J. Berghan (mother), Mangonui

* CLARK, F. G.

* CLEARY, Martin Joseph - Gunner 2/1964
- enlisted from c/o Martin Ford, Chatton, Gore
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with the 6th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: M. M. Cleary (uncle), 56 Bristol Street, Saint Albans, Christchurch

* CRAIG, William Westwood - Corporal 2/1404
- enlisted from Wychbury Street, Spreydon, Christchurch
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with the 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs Ethel Craig (wife), Grimsey's Road, Papanui, Christchurch

* CULHANE, Thomas James - Gunner 2/1854
- enlisted from 31 Spring Street, Ponsonby, Auckland,
- embarked from Wellington 13 June 1915 with 12th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs J. Culhane (mother), 31 Spring Street, Ponsonby, Auckland

* DOBBIE, Francis - Baombardier 2/1318
- enlisted from Anderson's Bay Road, Dunedin
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with the 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: J. Dobbie (father), 623 Anderson's Bay, Dunedin

* GIBBONS, John - Driver 2/171
- enlisted from 16 Seymour Street, Ponsonby, Auckland
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Field Artillery
- Next of Kin: Agnes Gibbons (wife), 16 Seymour Street, Ponsonby, Auckland

* GROOME, Alfred Graham (aka 'Ben' or 'Graham') - Driver 1/534
- enlisted from Otorohanga
- embarked from Wellington Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Field Artillery
- Next of Kin: Mrs Clark (mother), 4 Crowland Road, Stamford Hill, London

* JOHNSTON, Ernest Cecil - Corporal 2/1414
- enlisted from 3 Station Street, Newmarket
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Alexander Johnston (father), 3 Station Street, Newmarket, Auckland

* KNUBLEY, Hugh Mortimer - Gunner 2/1444
- enlisted from c/o G. Pinckney, Glenoray Street, Waikaia
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Miles Jefferson Knubley (father), Solicitor, Timaru

* LOCKHEAD, Lesney Robert - Gunner 2/199
- enlisted from Mornington, Dunedin
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Main Body, Field Artillery
- Next of Kin: A. Lockhead, Mornington, Dunedin

* NISBET, Alexander Vivian - Gunner 2/1843
- enlisted from Alec Nisbet (father), Blake Town, Greymouth
- embarked from Wellington 13 June 1915 with the 5th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Alec Nisbet (father), Blake Town, Greymouth

* O'REILLY, William Joseph - Gunner 2/1457
- enlisted from Tolaga Bay
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: James O'Reilly (brother), Clyde Vale Estate, Otago

* POWELL, William - Gunner 2/1998
- enlisted from People's Palace, Wellesley Street, Auckland
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with 6th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Sidney Powell (brother), Quorm, South Australia

* REED - R. G.

* SMITH, David Alexander - Gunner 2/493
- enlisted from c/o Mrs G. Smith, 55 Nairn Street, Wellington
- embarked from Wellington 16 oct 1914 with the Main Body
- Next of Kin: G. S. Smith (father), Prestonpans, Scotland

* SMITH, Sidney Henry - Gunner 2/1719A
- enlisted from Bright Street, Cobden, Greymouth
- embarked from Wellington 14 Feb 1915 with 3rd Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: C. Smith (father), Bright Street, Cobden, Greymouth

* SPIERS, William McNair - Gunner 2/1675
- enlisted from U.S.S. Company, Wellington
- embarked from Wellington 13 June 1915 with 5th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: S. H. Spiers (father), H.M. Prison, Auckland

* WARD, Henry George - Driver 2/693
- enlisted from Railway Buffet, Palmerston North
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Main Body
- Next of Kin: Mrs T. Taylor (mother), Kohi, Waverley, Taranaki


VETERINARY CORPS
* HUGHES, John William - Corporal 17/89
- enlisted from 20 Wharf Road, Herne Bay, Auckland
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 2nd Reinforcements, Veterinary Corps
- Next of Kin: G. W. Hughes, 20 Wharf Road, Herne Bay, Auckland

* McDONALD, Reverend Angus - Captain Chaplain 18/2 (see photo)
- born 14 February 1871 in Scotland, he lived at 1 Keose, Isle of Lewic, Western Isles, Scotland. He had also served in the South African war, probably with the Seaforth Highlanders and was Mentioned in Despatches for his gallant conduct by Sir George White and General Kitchener. Left the army and went to Canada, where he was ordained in 1908. He settled in New Zealand in 1912. He organised hospital work and attended to the wounded in the Gallipoli campaign. In 1917 he was promoted to Assistant Chaplain-General with the rank of Major
- enlisted from The Manse, Waipu
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 with 3nd Reinforcements, Chaplain Corps
- Next of Kin: Mrs Lucy MacDonald (wife), The Manse, Waipu
- he spent this health furlough at Waipu and Rotorua
- by 1919 he was Lieutenant-Colonel Chaplain McDonald
MILITARY AWARDS
* Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE)
* Mentioned in Despatches

* McKAY, Donald Richard - Trooper 17/129
- enlisted from York Street, Timaru
- embarked from Wellington 14 Dec 1914 with 2nd Reinforcements, Veterinary Corps
- Next of Kin: Jemima McKay (mother), York Street, Timaru


MEDICAL CORPS
* ATVEO - F. G.

* BURRELL, Frank Edward - Private 3/654
- enlisted from 45 Weston Road, Saint Albans, Christchurch
- embarked from Wellington 13 June 1915 with the No. 2 Stationary Hospital
- Next of Kin: Mrs G. H. Burrell (mother), 45 Weston Rd, Saint Albans, Christchurch

* CLEMMETT, Harold Scott - Private 3/874
- enlisted from Mount Eden Road, Auckland,
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with the 6th Reinforcements, Medical Corps
- Next of Kin: Elizabeth Clemmett (mother), 4 Regent St, Blackburn, Lancashire, England

* FARIS, Irwin Eric - Captain 3/857
- enlisted from Napier Hospital
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with 6th Reinforcements, Ambulance
- Next of Kin: Irwin Faris (father), Railway Auditor, Railway Dept, Frankton Junction

* FISHER, Geoffrey Jasper St Clair - Private 3/2000
- enlisted from Waltham, St Clair, Dunedin
- embarked from Auckland 16 Oct 1914 with Main Body Ambulance
- Nest of Kin: T. R. Fisher (father), 29 Queen Alexandra St, St Clair, Dunedin

* HELLAWELL, Charles Halle - Private 3/103A
- enlisted from 21 Keith Street, Wanganui
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Main Body Medical Corps
- Next of Kin: John Comish, c/o J. McFarlane, Wanganui

* MacCORMICK, Kenneth - Captain (later Brigadier)
- born 13 Jan 1891 in Auckland - died 23 June 1963 in Auckland
- enlisted from Selwyn College, Dunedin
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Main Nody, Medical Corps
- Next of Kin: Judge MacCormick (father), Manukau Road, Parnell, Auckland
MILITARY AWARDS (see link at his name)
* Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath
* Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
* Distinguished Service Order
* 1914-1915 Star
* British War Medal (1914-1920)
* Victory Medal
* 1939-1945 Star
* Africa Star
* Defence Medal
* War Medal 1939-1945
* New Zealand War Service Medal
* Mentioned in Despatches Twice
* Coronation Medal 1953
* Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
* Efficiency Decoration (ED)
* New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

* McGURK, John Thomas - Lance Sergeant 3/93
- enlisted from c/o Mrs Harnett, Ada Street, Hastings
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with the Medical Corps
- Next of Kin: James McGurk, care of A.E. Price, Tangarewai, Takapau

* MORTON, William John - Sergeant 3/862
- enlisted from Tay Street, Mosgiel
- embarked from Wellington 14 Aug 1915 with the 6th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: A. Morton (father), Tay Street, Mosgiel, Otago


FIELD ENGINEERS
* BROWNE, Thomas Charles - Sapper 4/936
- enlisted from Club Hotel, Waitara
- embarked from Wellington 13 June 1915 with the 5th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs E. Browne (mother), 12 Cannon Street, Brighton, England

* SCOTT - J. D.

* WATT, George - Lance Corporal 4/857
- enlisted from /o Union Steamship Company, New Zealand
- embarked from Wellington 17 April 1915 with the 4th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: J. Watt (father), 115 Queen Street, Westport,


ARMY SERVICE CORPS
* DUNSTAN, Mark - Driver 5/385
- enlisted from 8 Onepu Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington
- embarked from Wellington 14 Auf 1915 with the 6th Reinforcements
- Next of Kin: Mrs F. Dunstan (wife), 40 Richmond Street, Petone


DIVISIONAL HEADQUARTERS
* BARCLAY - W.

* BECK, William Thomas - Captain 15/12
- born 7 May 1866 in Castlemain, Victoria, Australia
- embarked from Wellington 16 Oct 1914 with Headquarters
- Next of Kin: Mrs E. Beck (wife), Defence Stores, Defence Dept, Mt Eden, Auckland
- Mentioned in Despatches
- 19 February 1916, died 15 Jan 1947 in Wellington aged 82

no ranks were mentioned as some had been promoted since leaving


PHOTO
Showing the wedding of Captain and Mrs Blake at Cairo during the first world war
Chaplain MacDonald leads the couple from the tent where formalities took place
Captain Blake served in the New Zealand Veterinary Corp
from the Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries

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by sthwkns on 2013-04-23 04:41:27

Thank you listed is my grandfather Alfred William whom survived the landing and was injured 8th August during the assault on Chunak Bair.

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