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WAIRARAPA QUOTA for 10th Reinforcements - 1915

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the WAIRARAPA QUOTA TENTH REINFORCEMENTS
Wairarapa Daily Times, 6 November 1915

some birth dates may be approximate, based on recorded age at death
number of children are those I have found, there may have been others
All care was taken to research and verify that each soldier was that intended on the list at link above. Use as a guide only for your own research
denotes he died for his country

The following recruits have been selected as the Wairarapa quota of the Tenth Reinforcements, and will proceed to camp on November 16th:-

Ernest Leslie AKEHURST, Masterton
(1888-1967), 1 of 4 children of Thomas AKEHURST & Beatrice Emma Maude MAUNDERS. He was a Farmer. He served as Trooper 11/2288. He married Alice Mary WRIGGLEY in 1910 who was his next of kin c/o W. R. Kemball, South Rd., Masterton

J. G. ARLINGTON, Takapau

Cyril Harold AUGUST, Masterton
(1890-1932), 5th of 8 children of William Henry AUGUST & Elizabeth FROST. He was a Cabinetmaker. He served as Rifleman 24/1931. His next of kin was his mother at 23 Walton's Ave., Masterton

Percy Henry BAILEY, Martinborough
(1896-1966) 2nd of 4 children of George Stephen BAILEY & Julia Catherine TAYLOR. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 11/2297. His next of kin was his mother at 91 Broad St., Palmerston North

Frederick Charles BARBER, Carterton
(1895-1963) son of Frances BARBER. He was a Butcher. He served as Trooper 11/2299. His next of kin was his friend Miss L. Rofe of Carterton

Claude Lawrence Parnell BARNES, Masterton
(1891-1923, 8th of 9 children of William Frederick BARNES & Ellen BOOKER. He was a Motor Mechanic. He served as lance Corporal 24/1933. His next of kin was his mother at Beach Road, Petone

Walter Henry BEST, Masterton
(1885-1959), 2nd of 9 children of George John BEST & Elizabeth GILBERT. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 11/2292. His net of kin was his mother at Kiritaki, Dannevirke

William BETTRIDGE, Pongaroa
He was a Coach-driver. He served as Trooper 11/2301. His next of kin was his father, L. Bettridge in hawera

F. BEVANS, Pongaroa

Arthur Reginald BOYD, Masterton
(1892-1953), son of William & Mary BOYD. He was a Carpenter. He served as Rifleman 24/1943. His next of kin was his mother of 5 Hessy Street, Masterton

A. A. BROWN, Dannevirke

W. H. BUTLER, Dannevirke

J. R. BYRNE, Masterton

Hughie CAMERON, Porangahau
born 1886. He was a Bullock Driver. He served as Rifleman 24/1950. His next of kin was his brother Archibald John Cameron, a Shepherd of Porangahau. Hughie was Killed in Action 13 June 1917 aged 31 in Belgium & buried Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

John CAMPBELL, Wimbledon

M. CLARK, Rakaunui

S. CLARK, Featherston

Douglas Forrester CLARKE, Masterton
born in Australia (1882-1968). He was a Station Manager. He served as Sergeant 11/2305. His next of kin was his friend Miss Gertrude Carrie Webster of 43 Ghuznee St., Wellington. He married Gertrude (1893-1964) in 1917

Blakeman John CLAY, Waipukurau
(1873-1916) born in Radstock, England to Thomas & Ann CLAY of Weston-super-Mare, England. He was a Grocer. He married Agnes Gwendoline RUSSELL in 1902 who was his next of kin at Warren St., Hastings. Blakeman was Killed in Action 16 Sep 1916 aged 43 in Somme, France & buried Caterpillar Valley

Cecil Ernest COLES, Onga Onga
(1897-1982), 2nd of 8 children of Charles Roby COLES & Amelia Elizabeth 'Emily' THODSEN. He was a Bushfeller. He served as Private 10/3859. His next of kin was his mother of Ongaonga, Hawkes Bay. He married Rosanna Maye CHARTERS (1900-1969) in 1923

E. F. C. COLLEN, Waipukurau

T. CONNOLLY, Masterton

C. C. CORLETT, Carterton

Arthur Thomas CRAWFORD, Woodville
(1895-1960), 8th of 9 children of Henry CRAWFORD & Louisa Elizabeth HENRY. He was a Labourer. He served as Private 10/3868. His next of kin was his mother of Ross Street, Woodville

Owen Waldram CROSS, Woodville
(1895-1971), 1st of 7 children of John Waldram CROSS & Ada Susannah COPELAND. He was a Carpenter. He served as Private 10/3867. His next of kin was his father at Fox St., Woodville

James Anderson DAVIDSON, Dannevirke
(1890-1916). He was an Ironmonger. He served as Rifleman 24/1964. His next of kin was his mother Isabella Davidson of Taradale Rd., Dannevirke. James was Killed in Action 8 Nov 1916 in Somme, France aged 26 & buried Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, Nord, France

Herbert Reginald DICKASON, Masterton
born ?. He was a Clerk. He served as Driver 25/1163. His next of kin was his brother Charles William Dickason (1884-1970) of Solway, Masterton

Spencer Gollan DROWER, Oringi
(1881-1963), 14th of 16 children of Frederick Howe DROWER & Isabella GOLLAN. He was a Farm hand. He served as Private 8/4445. His next of kin was his mother of Dannevirke

A. T. DULEY, Dannevirke

James Thomas DUNGAN, Mangatainoka
(1886-1961), 5th of 7 children of James Joseph DUNGAN & Margaret McTEAGUE. He was a Labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/1975. His next of kin was his mother at Mangatainoka. He married Eva Ellen HUNT in 1918

Geoffrey Frederick ELLIS, Carterton
(1897-). He was a Draper's assistant. He served as Private 8/4447. His next of kin was his mother, Mary Ellis of Moreton Road, Carterton

William James FLYNN, Waipawa
(1879-1959), 3rd of 6 children of Maurice FLYNN & Charlotte DOUGLAS (1855-1886). He was a Storekeeper. He served as Trooper 11/2316. His next of kin was his father of Waipawa, Hawkes Bay. He married Elsie Mary BIGGIN in 1918

R. FREEMAN, Palmerston North

A. FULFORD, Konini

George James GAIN, Featherston
(1894-1981). He was a Dairyman. He served as Private 10/3885. His next of kin was his mother Kate Gain at Donald's Estate, Featherston. He married Eva Annie MURPHY in 1930

Arthur GODFREY, Pongaroa
(1896-1981), 6th of 7 children of Arthur GODFREY & Kate MORGAN. He was a Farm labourer. He served as Private 10/3888. His next of kin was his sister Ruth Gofrey, c/o Nurse Roby's Hospital, Palmerston North

Herbert William GOODIN, Dalefield
(1884-1959), 12th of 13 children of Robert GOODIN & Fanny FRANCIS. He was a Farm hand. He served as Private 75673. His next of kin was his father at Dalefield, Carterton

John Harold GRIFFIN, Masterton
(1888-1943) born in England. He was a Horse driver. He served as Trooper 11/2317. His next of kin was his father, J. Griffin of Fairley, Flaxbourton, Bristol, England. He married Dorothy WILKES in 1920

Walter Enebold HANSEN, Martinborough
(1891-1934), 5th of 9 children of Rasmus Peter HANSEN & Mary KJESTRUP. He was a Labourer. He served as Trooper 11/2323. His next of kin was his father at Mauriceville West, Masterton

S. HARVEY, Masterton

Charles Joseph HAWKE, Martinborough
(1889-1917) born in Greytown, 2nd of 10 children of Charles HAWKE & Mary Mortimore JACKSON, of 113 Bannister St, Masterton, late of Martinborough, late of Greytown. He served as Lance Corporal 24/1999. Charles was Killed in Action 12 Oct 1917 aged 28 in Ypres, Belgium & buried Tyne Cot

Ernest Henry HERBERT, Dannevirke
(1885-1974), 7th of 12 children of William James HERBERT & Emma Jane PERRY. He was a Farm labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/2002. His next of kin was his father at Te Papkuku, Dannevirke

Jonas William HEROD, Greytown
(28 Jan 1896 - 1979), not known where or to whom. He was a Fireman. He served as Rifleman 22985, His next of kin was his aunt Mrs Gertrude Fisher of Mititai, North Auckland. He married Alma Janet THOMPSON (1896-1986) in 1919
Evening Post, 4 June 1941 IRVINE-HEROD - On May 10, 1941, at Christ Church, Papakura, by the Rev. Mr Heath, Dora (1921-1996), only daughter of Mr and Mrs J. W. Herod, Greytown, to Wilfred Davidson (1917-2002), son of Mrs (Daisy Oliana Cedarholm 1880-1956) and the late Mr R. M. (Robert Mitchell Irvine 1872-1930) Irvine, Brightwater, Nelson

John Francis HESLIN, Alfredton
(1891-1962), 5th of 7 children of John HESLIN & Annie CAVANAGH. He was a Carpenter. He served as Sergeatn 10/3904. His next of kin was his father, John Heslin, of Mataura

Robert John HOLMS, Wimbledon
(1888-1929), 1 of 2 sons of James HOLMS & Elizabeth GRANT. He was a Shepherd. He served as Private 10/4119. His next of kin was his brother Archibald Crawford Holms (1886-1969) of Featherston. He married Gertrude Emma HERBERT (1887-1921) in 1920

David Hamua HOPKIRK, Wellington
(1895-1955), 2nd of 8 children of John Brown HOPKIRK & Emily Gertrude PILCHER. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 11/2322. His next of kin was his father of 71 Washington Ave., Brookly, Wellington

Victor Thomas Lawrence HORNER, Hatuma, Hawkes Bay
(1892-1971), son of James William HORNER & Bridgetta Agnes POWER. He was a Farm hand. He served as Rifleman 24/2005. His next of kin was his sister G. Calnan (Gertrude Phyllis Lillian Horner 1889-) of 170 Terrace Road, Hastings. He married Mary Agnes SYME (1899-1959) in 1920

W. F. HOWLETT, Whakataki

William Lewis ILLINGWORTH, Kumeroa
born in Australia. He was a Farmer (presumably in Woodville), He served as Rifleman 24/2010. His next of kin was his mother, Mrs O. Illingworth of Heathcote Valley, Christchurch

W. INNESS, Waipukurau

William Neilson LANKEY, Makairo
born 1877 to James LANKEY & Mary Sophia NEILSON. He was a Labourer. He served as Trooper 11/2339. His next of kin was his sister Sarah Meads of Main Street, Pahiatua

Charles James LANKEY, Makairo
(1878-1916) born in Masterton to James LANKEY & Mary Sophia NEILSON. He was a Bushman. He served as Rifleman 24/2019. His next of kin was his friend Miss Dorothy Maren Pedersen of the Club Hotel, Marton. (he had a brother John Lankey in Dannevirke)Charles died of disease 22 Oct 1916 aged 38. He was wounded in action on 21 Sep near Flers on the Somme with gunshot wounds to the right leg and it was necessary for his leg to be amputated below the knee. Immediate evacuation to England was arranged to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, 28 Sep 1916. He died one month later from a popliteal aneurysm. He is buried Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire

Henry LEIGHTON, Puketoi
(1894-1979), born in England, possibly in Burnmoor, to Charles George LEIGHTON & Mary Jane LUMSDEN. He was a Farm hand. His next of kin was his mother of Puketoi, via Pahiatua

Leslie Roy LIMBRICK, Mangatainoka
He was a Farmer. He served as Trooper 11/2337. His next of kin was his sister Miss M. Limbrick of Carlyle Street, Napier

H. LINDSAY, Waipawa

Bertram Victor LIVINGSTON(E), Masterton
(1893-1968) son of Janet Livingston. No war records. He married Ethel Olive Mary COLLINGS in 1934

William Thomas Adair LONGHURST, Wellington
(1894-1926), 3rd of 7 children of George William LONGHURST & Catherine ADAIR. He was a Teacher. He served twice, as Private & Second Lieutenant 1/378. (though not sure that he served with the 10th). His next of kin was his parents at 65 Norway Street, Wellington

George Ernest LYON, Dannevirke
(1887-1917) 7th of 9 children of Sidney John LYON & Mary Elizabeth tulley. He was a Telegraphist. He served a Corporal 24/2029. His next of kin was his mother at 502 George Street, Dunedin. George was Killed In Action in Ypres, Belgium 12 Oct 1917 aged 30 & buried Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

O. MAGNUSSEN, Norsewood

Henry Daniel MAITLAND, Carterton
(1883-1940), possibly born Scotland. He was a Labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/2034. His next of kin was his aunt, Miss L. Maitland of Dargavil, Saint Andrews, Fifeshire, Scotland

Ernest George Pain MANLEY, Masterton
(1889-1955), son of William James MANLEY & Elizabeth Mary ELTON. He was a Railway Porter. He served as Corporal 24/2030. He married Jessie Louisa COOK (1892-1965) in 1916. His next of kin was his wife at 3 Brown Street, Wellington.

Raymond Tallack MARTIN, Dannevirke
(1896-1974), son of James MARTIN & Mary Elizabeth COPELAND. He was a Carpenter. He served as Rifleman 24/2003. His next of kin was his father of High Street, Dannevirke

R. M. MAXFIELD, Masterton

C. P. McCLOSKY, Pongaroa

W. McDONALD, Waipukurau

S. K. McGILL, Martinborough

W. McKENZIE, Wimbledon

R. McLAREN, Greytown

Alex. McLEAN, Hastings

Donald Richard McMURCHY, Wanstead
(1889-1959). He was a Ploughman. He married Barbara MACKAY in 1911 & had a son James Gordon McMurchy (1912-1945). He served as Rifleman 25/1178, His next of kin was his wife c/o Mrs J. Ellery, May-Held Post-office, Canterbury

Thomas William MOORBY, Dannevirke
(1884-1918), born in Bradford, England to James & Emma Jane Moorby. He was a Labourer. He served as Private 51053. His next of kin was his mother of 33 Wallace Place, New Plymouth. Thomas was Killed In Action in Bapaume, France 26 Aug 1918 aged 34 & buried Favreuil British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France

H. F. MOORE, Masterton

U. H. MORRIS, Masterton

Frank Harper MOSS, Eketahuna
(1894-1978) son of Thomas MOSS. He was a Bank Clerk. He served as Corporal 24/2042. His next of kin was his father of Eketahuna (on the Wellington Education Board as a representative of the Wairarapa Board, Chairman of the Newman Chees Company, Chairman of the Eketahuna County Council, Commissioner for the Wellington Military District, Director of the Farmers Dairy Union, Director of the New Zealand Farners' Co-Operative Distribution Company, Ltd., on the Wellington Harbour Board, had land in Masterton. Left for England in 1920 to occupy a seat on the board of directors of the NZ Produce Association, Ltd. Gave up all positions & received a gold watch in 1926)

David MULCAHY, Mangatainoka
(1883-1918) 2nd of 7 children of Patrick Scanlon MULCAHY & Mary ROCHE. He was a Farmer. He served as Rifleman 24/2043. His next of kin was his mother at Mangatainoka. David was Killed in Action 29 April 1918 aged 35 at Somme, France & buried Wytschaete Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

G. S. NEIL, Takapau

D. A. NICOLSON, Pongaroa

P. F. O'NEILL, Masterton

Ernest Bailey OLIVER, Woodville
(1892-1919) born in England to William & Hannah Jane OLIVER. He was a Shepherd. He served as Trooper 12635. His next of kin was his father at Woodville. Ernest was Accidentally Killed on active service by being run over by limber & buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

William Alfred OTTAWAY, Masterton
(1890-1917) He was an Apiarist. He served as Trooper 11/2351. His next of kin was his father William Alfred Ottaway of Fernside Farm, Featherston. William was Killed In Action in Egypt 9 Jan 1917 aged 21 & buried Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. His parents, William Alfred & Kate Ottaway, were originally from Sussex, England.

Frederick William PALMER, Dannevirke
He was a Labourer. He married Cecilia Agnes MAHER in 1910. He served as Rifleman 24/2068. His next of kin was his wife at Dublin Street, Danevirke

Louth Frederick PETERS, Hamau
(1891-1916) born in Carterton to William Frederick PETERS & Elizabeth Ann WAKELIN. He was a Farm hand. Served as Rifleman 24/2070. His next of kin was his father of Hamua, Louth was Killed In Action on the Somme, France 15 Sep 1916 & buried Caterpillar Valley

H. PHILLIPS, Tawataia

Daniel William PIERCE, Featherston
(1879-1917) born in England to W. C. & Emily Puerce. He was a Ploughman. He served as Rifleman 24/2073. His next of kin was his mother of Ebony, near Ashford, England. Daniel was Killed In Action in Belgium, 7 June 1917 aged 38 & buried Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen

Hartley Emerson PIKE, Greytown
(1897-1947) born in Australia to Phillip PIKE & . He was a Bank Clerk. He served as Sergeant 10/3980. His next of kin was his father in Eketahuna. He married Gladys Evelyn SMITH of Carterton in 1919, & had 4 children, He was accepted for service at the Defence Office in Masterton

B. PILKINTON, Pahiatua

J. PORTER, Nireaha

William Holditch RADCLIFFE, Kopuaranga
(1897-1916) 3rd of 10 children of William RADCLIFFE & Minnie BRAY. He was a Labourer. He served as Rifleman 24/2078. His next of kin was his mother of Mauriceville West, Masterton. William was Killed In Action Somme, France 15 Sep 1916 aged 18 & buried Caterpillar Valley

A. T. ROBERTS, Masterton

J. C. ROCKDALE, Mangatainoka

Hugh ROSS, Kiritaki

J. RUSSELL, Waipukurau

James Francis SADLER, Featherston
(1893-1971) He was a Farmer. He served as Rifleman 24/2084. His next of kin was his mother Mrs M. J. Sadler at Lowlands, Featherston

H. N. SALISBURY, Parkvale

S. SELLARS, Castlepoint

T. SHEARD, Masterton

Leonard Augustus SIMONSON, Masterton
(1893-1960) 3rd of 6 children of Alexander SIMONSON & Fredereke Minnie VOLHEIM. He was a Cabinetmaker. He served as Rifleman 24/2090. His next of kin was his mother of Albert Street, Masterton

Percy Charles SIRED, Featherston
(1884-1934) He was a Railway Porter. He served as Lance Corporal 24/2092. His next of kin was his sister Mrs Robson of 80 Park Road, Masterton. He married Ethel Edith HENDRA in 1927. They are buried in Karori

D. SMITH, Dannevirke

Patrick SOUTER, Martinborough
(1888-1918) son of John Pearson SOUTER & Margaret 'Maggie' HOULAHAN. He was a Baker. He served as Lance Sergeant 24/2095. His next of kin was his mother at Hokitika. Patrick was Killed in Action 5 April 1918 Somme, France aged 30 & buried Serre Road Cemetery No.1
NOTE Cenotaph has PATRICK Souter (1888-1918). CWGC has PETER Souter brother Peter (1886-1957)

John STANTON, Wallingford

E. W. STRONG, Dannevirke

B. SULLIVAN, Masterton

Francis Claude SUMMERSBY, Dannevirke
(1896-1984), 5th of 18 children of James William SUMMERSBY & Maren Kristina NIELSEN. He was a Plumber. He served as Rifleman 24/2104. His next of kin was his father of London Street, Dannevirke

A. SUTHERLAND, Masterton

John Private SWANNEY, Pahiatua
(1892-1953) son of John & Tomima SWANNEY. He was a Labourer. He served as Private 10/4191. He married Ellen Jean MARSHALL (1896-1986) in 1920. They are all buried in Mangatainoka, Pahiatua

Daniel SWARBRICK, Norsewood
(1875-1959). He was a Farmer. Served as Rifleman 24/2105. He married Elizabeth BATES in 1897. His next of kin was his wife at Norsewood

Eric TAINE, Dannevirke

H. TAVISTOCK, Waipukurau

F. C. TAYLOR, Pahiatua

Charles TERRY, Tirohanga
He was a Slaughterman. He served as Rifleman 24/2107. His next of kin was his father Harry Terry of Matthew Street, Dannevirke

W. THERESEN/THORSEN, Norsewood ?

William James THORBURN, Dannevirke
(1895-1970), 4th of 8 children of James THORBURN & Mary YOUNG. He was a Stock Agent. He served as Sapper 4/2009. His next of kin was his mother of Rawhiti Street, Dannevirke

Ernest WARDLE, Pongaroa
He was a Shearer. He served as Trooper 11/2384. His next of kin was his father John Wardle of Pongaroa, via Pahiatua

James Hamilton Walter WILEY, Masterton
(1881-1931), 4th of 10 children of Hamilton James WILEY & Elizabeth Catherine 'Kate' VEENMAN. James was a Labourer. He served as Trooper 11/2385. His next of kin was his father Hamilton of Box 115, Westfield, Logan, Utah, USA (James's father Hamilton, mother Kate and 'some' of his siblings found the Mormon faith whilst in Carterton and left for Utah in 1907).
James married Eileen May WILTON in 1917

Walter John WOODLEY, Carterton
Walter served twice, 13 Nov 1915 & May 1918. Not certain this W. J. Woodley served with the 10th.
There was a Walter John born 1894, 1 of 9 children of Albert WOODLEY & Ann Ethel NEVILLE. Albert was a Taxi Proprietor in Masterton in the 1920s

PHOTO
Lance Corporal CHARLES JOSEPH HAWKE

Killed In Action Ypres, Belgium 1917

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