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Mentioned in Despatches

CHAPMAN On 18 Nov 1914 Lt E W Chapman, 3rd Dragoon Guards, born 1887: Mentioned in Despatches for conspicuous bravery, s/o late Mr Edward Chapman of Springbank: md d/o Mr Henderson of King's Langley, Herts.[WN 03.12.1914]
MACLEAN Lt C T Maclean, formerly a clergyman in Auckland, has been awarded the Military Cross for distinguished service at the front. [AWN 04.03.1915]
MARTIN Capt A A, Medical Army Corps, a New Zealander, recommended for a Mention in Despatches. [AWN 25 Feb 1915]
WALKER, Captain H J I, s/o Mr & Mrs Henry C H Walker of Remuera. Telegram from Secretary of State for War states: 'Deeply regret Captain Walker, 1st Royal Warwickshire Regt, killed in action April 25. Lord Kitchener expresses sympathy.' Attended King's College, was a distinguished athlete & a mainstay of the first fifteen. He was Senior Athletic Champion at 16 yrs of age. Advice received 22 Jan that he had been promoted to Captain. His name was mentioned in despatches the following month for "gallantry and distinguished service in the field". He was 25 yrs of age. [AWN 06.05.1915]


Transcribed: January, 2001 by Jackie Walles, New Zealand


March, 2001