of Honour - World War 1
the Auckland Weekly News
magazine is recorded on microfilm and can be accessed at the Auckland City Library.
If anyone recognises a name in the list of
photographs they would need to contact the Auckland Public Library, Auckland City,
for someone to search that particular week’s Weekly.
Anyone analysing the paper week by week
would find lots of repeats, it is being transcribed as it appears. Also when analysed
you could probably follow specific names from the recruit list through to the
casualty lists, however, you do become familiar with the names over the months.
Paragraphs appeared from May 1915.
the beginning the Paper seemed to go into more detail as to the exact Co/Squadron,
Regiment, Battalion etc. but as the lists got longer and longer they use the overall
title, which I am doing.
the every day entries I am not recording ‘dearly beloved ……’ etc – it should be
taken for granted that these words are usually included in the newspaper notice.
anyone recognises a name in the list of photographs they would need to contact
the Auckland Public Library, Auckland City, for someone to search that particular
week’s Weekly – to include the details of initials and regiment would be just
too time consuming. Or possibly ask someone through the Internet who might go
to the library regularly.
seem to be obvious mistakes but they would have been handwritten, then deciphered
by the typesetter at the newspaper – I don’t imagine there were too many Typists
in the Army Dept at that time!