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Monday 2 March 1942
Death  -  EADE  -  003
--at age 94  of Mrs Sarah Eade,  widow of Mr Thomas Eade  formerly of Auckland .  ---daughter of late Mr William ATKINS  ----1st white child born in Howick--- married in 1867   ----  survived by a daughter  and 5 of her 7 sons.

Engagement -  004
ROBB NAYSMITH  -  Stella Isabella    to  Robert Martin  ----------  of Petone

Photo  -  Prisoners of war  -  005
MULHOLLAND -  Stalag IV A    -   Corporal E.D.Mulholland, of Papanui,     17 men  only one named   3 others are New Zealanders

Photo  -  Officers in German prison camp  -  006
CALDWELL  -  Oflag V1 B   -   Captain E. Caldwell,  Greymouth,    1 named   3 unnamed 

Photo  -  Twin Brothers  007
ARCHER -  Twin sons of Mr F.G.Archer   -   Sapper H.G.Archer,  Sapper N.F.Archer   ------

Obituary  -  008
JONES 
- Mr Samuel George Jones  whose death occurred in Wellington in his 83rd year  was the holder of military medals  --------- came to NZ  in 1908 ----

Death  - 009
PINDER 
---at Roxburgh of Mr E. Pinder  -------  board of fruitgrowers  in Dunedin ---  headmaster of a number of schools in Otago ---  1913 appointed head                         of Dunedin Training College  ------  retirement in 1922  -------


Tuesday 3 March  1942
Engagement  -  013
ROBERTS  -  WILKIE  -  Thomas Richard ----  to  Gladys ---- of Edinburgh  (by cable)


Wednesday  4 March  1942
Engagements  -  016
SPARKS  -  SMART  -  Lucy Doreen ---   to  Neil Alfred  ------
LOWER  -  SMITH  -  Gwendolyn Netta  of Greymouth  -------  Francis Alfred ----  of Opawa

Soldier's sudden death  -  017
BAKER  - Captain C.G.Baker  aged 51 years ---  Army medical unit  ----------

Photo  -  Casualty Lists  -  018
WRIGHT -  
Private A.E.of Woolston
ALEXANDER  Private R.W.  of Woolston 

Obituary  -  019
McPHERSON  - --in Dunedin of Lieutenant-Colonel John McPherson  O.B.E.  ---------    is survived by wife and 3 sons  ----------

Death  -  020
BISHOP  -  Arthur Charles  aged 42  of Sumner, Christchurch    ----   inquest this afternoon --
BROWN  -  James Dudley  aged 33,  of Christchurch  ---   cut a tendon in his right hand  -------


Thursday  5 March 1942 
Engagement  -  023
CARMINE - PETRIE  -  Paulune Emilie  ---   to  Leading Aircraftsman  Ian Max   --------   Rangiora

Inquest -  024
BAKER   - ----  held at Ashburton yesterday --- Captain Charles George Baker  ---  aged 52 years  was a sharebroker ----------

Inquest  -  025
BISHOP   - ---  death of Frederick Arthur Charles Bishop,  a married man  of Sumner,    ----------

Obituary  -  026
BAKER  - Captain C.G. Baker  who died suddenly at Rakaia on Tuesday  ----early volunteer in the Great War, wounded in France--  he is survived by his wife.

Dunedin  -  Death  -  027
STEWART  - ---Mr Malcolm Stewart  General Manager of Kempthorne, Prosser Ltd  since 1939  --------

Accidents  -  028
SMITH  -  Helen Ravenscroft,  dau. of Mr and Mrs James Smith   a 10mth old baby --------
ELLETT  -  Robert,   aged 18mths   of Hororata  -------
SHANKS  -  Ngaire Pearl  aged 2 and half years   of Eyrewell,  attacked by a sheep dog    ------ 
SMITH -  Annie Elizabeth,  aged 60 of Auckland  -- injured when she fell under a tramcar,  died in hospital ---


Friday  6 March  1942
Engagement  -  031
LEECH  -
AYERS  -  Joyce Priscilla Ayers  -----  Methven  to  George John  Leech ---- Rangiora

Photo  -  Prisoners of war  -  032
Private A. Meldrum ---of Rangiora,           Private H.L.Kissel  of Templeton,       Private Ron Colliss  of Kaikoura,   formerly Melbourne,   
Driver W.A.Riches  of Christchurch

Accidents  -  033
REGISTER  - Harold John  --  a soldier  aged 19,  suffered cuts and injuries to an arm when he fell over at a military camp ------
BRUCE  -  John Gilbert, of Christchurch   ----  aged 4years  ----------

Timaru  -  Obituary  - 
034
PATERSON  Dr Charles A. Paterson  ---died today --he was born at Bahia,  in 1877  his father being physician to the Colony there --------  commenced                                 pratice at Pleasant Point   until 1919 ---- moved to Timaru ---- married in 1904 to Miss Beatrice Kippenberger  of Christchurch --survived by
                    his wife , 2 sons   and 3 daughters ---------

Photo  -  Greymouth  -  80th birthday  -
035
KITCHINGHAM  -   Mr H.W. Kitchingham  of Greymouth  this week celebrated his 80th birthday  -------  admitted to bar in June 1883 ------  son Mayor of                         Greymouth  -------  also photo of him in  snippet -

Ashburton  -  Inquest  -  036
KEEN  -  ----  death of Frank Keen   aged 31 years,  married  with 2 children -----  lots more ------

Photo  -  NZ Fleet Air Arm Pilots  in England   037
24 men in photo  including  C. Bowman of  Christchurch,  R. Cossill,  C. Allen,  W. Murphy,  J. Moore,  A. Martin of Timaru,     B. Blackburn of Christchurch,  R. Adams of Christchurch,  T. Marshall,  O. Armitage,  J.Reeves,  G. Bremner of Christchurch,  A. Martin of Ashburton,  J. Clulee  of Christchurch,  E. Collins of Christchurch,  L. Probett,  A.May of Christchurch,  L.Stevens,  J. Pointon,  L.Scorrar,   J. Vercoe of Nelson,   E. Beange, (absent)  D. Dillon of Ashburton,  W. Ogston of Christchurch


Saturday  7 March  1942
Auckland  -  65th Wedding Anniversary  - 
BOSWELL  -  041
Mr and Mrs William Boswell  of Grey Lynn,  Auckland  celebrated their 65th wedding ann.  this week.  ---Mr Boswell was born on Kawau Island  in 1853  and his wife formerly Miss Elizabeth BRUNKARD  (born in Plymouth)  arr. in NZ in January 1859  after a trip of 4mths in the ship African.

Engagements  -  042
DODSON -  BLAIR  -  Margaret Elizabeth  -----  of Blenheim  to  Leading Aircraftsman  George Blair  ----  of Christchurch
THWAITES  -  OWEN  -  Nancy  ----  of Glenroy  to  Signalman Owen ---------Green Bank, Criccieth, Wales
TAYLOR  -  SMART  -  Sub-Lieutenant John Charles   -----   to  Gwen  ------- 
GUEST  -  O'CONNOR  -  Joan Mary  ------  to Gervois Bryan  -------
GARDINER  -  LYTTLE  -  Maida Mary ----  to Pilot Officer D.A.Lyttle  -------

Obituary  -  043
VEITCH  -  --Mr J.A. Veitch, a well known builder  born at Veitch's Road, Papanui,  in 1880  -----urvived by wife and  2 sons ----- buried Waimari Cemetery

Accidents  -  044
HATHERLEY  -    Thomas,    aged 74  -----    suffered head injuries  ------
ANDREWS   -  William  aged 66   suffered concussion ----
PENCHERT  -  Albert Henry ---  aged 20  fractured his arm ----
EDWARDS  -  Richard William   aged 42  of Lyttelton  ----    fractured foot bone ----

Inquests  -  045
McCARTHY  -  Gordon James  ------  drowning on January 29th ---------
BUSSELL -  Sarah Jane, aged 55,   ----died of extensive injuries -----
VINNELL -  Barrie Roger,  aged 5mths ----  died on 15th February  ----

Inquests  -  045a
WINTER  -  Laura Melina  ----
LUCAS - James Hubert,  aged 68,  died 31 January
MACKINTOSH -  Gordon Andrew  aged 25  a soldier 

Inquests - 045b
LAWRENCE  -  Henry  aged 66 years  a hotel porter ----  died 24 January ----
HOLLAND  -  Lillian Rebecca   aged 58  -------
McGAHEY  -  James Joseph  -----
FIELD - Joseph,  heart failure  -----



Monday 9 March  1942
Wellington  -  051
JONES  -
Ronald Frederick Charles,  an airman killed under training  crashed near Ohura.   ------F  next of kin mother Mrs E.F.Jones  of Palmeston North

New Plymouth  -   Obituary  -  052
SMITH  - Mr W.W.Smith  --- age 90 years,   NZ's leading horticulturalists   ---arrival from Scotland  in charge of Mr J.B.A.Acland's garden at Mt.Peel

Dunedin  -  052-1
SPEDDING  -  ---Dr Ivan Norman Spedding  in practice in Mosgiel  for 30 years  ------  survived by his widow 1 son and 1 daughter.

Accidents  -  053
HALL  -  Ronald Trevor  ---  aged 17   fracture of left leg ----
BURLEIGH  -  Russell   aged 12  ----  riding a bicycle  --
HOGG  -  Maurice James  aged 23  ----  fractured right wrist ---
REGAL  - Eric   aged 22  a seaman ---  

Oamaru  - 054
OLIVER  -  Clarence Gilbert Oliver   aged 33  ----  died  ----   lots more   --------an inquest was held on Saturday  for identification 


Tuesday  10 March  1942
Death  -   062
KAUIKA -  born  107 years ago  Mrs Ngarongo Kauika --died in the Waitotara Valley -----last 12 years blind ---  survived by 5 sons  and 2 daughters,  1                             daughter being nearly 80.  ---- 

Engagement  -  064
WANDEN  -  ALEXANDER  -  Kathleen Hilda  ----of Blenheim   to  Robert  ----  of Christchurch

Obituary  - 
064a-
NAISBITT  -  ----Mrs Louisa Naisbitt ---  formerly of westport and Millerton,  aged 70 years  ----  survived by 4 daughters and 3 sons.

Ashburton  - 065
GIBSON  -  ----  John Joseph Seddon Gibson  aged 35  a married shepherd  ------  he leaves a wife and young daughter.

Accidents  -  066
KOHIKA  -  Ronald, ----  death  in  Wellington 
DUNNAGE  -  John ------  aged 7 years ---fractured right arm.
MUNRO  -  Gilchris  aged 8 years  ------   broke a collar-bone  ----

Death  -  Wellington  -  067
NELSON  -  Mr Charles Stuart Nelson  --------    

Hokitika  -  068
HUEY  - Joseph,  aged 74   died at Hokitika Hospital  on Saturday   an inquest will be held   -----

Photographs  -  Casualty Lists  069
DOBBS  -  Leading-telegraphist R.P. DOBBS,  of Christchurch, 
McKENZIE - Private R. McKENZIE  of Methven.
CARSON -  Driver R.L.CARSON  of Rotheram, 
SMITH  -  Sergeant L.G.SMITH  of Doyleston.


Wednesday  11 March  1942
Engagements  -  072
PETHIG - GRAINGER  -  Vernon Frederick  ----  of Ashburton  to  Elsie  ---  of Methven
McLEAN  -  GREGORY  -  Ailsa Marion  ----  to   John Blake ---  of Marton

Obituary  -  FLEMING 073   also photograph
Mr John Fleming  of Cheviot  ----  one of the original settlers of the Cheviot estate   ----   died  aged 82  ----    leaves a widow,  2 sons and 2 daughters.  Born Thrashbush Farm,  Airdrie  near Glasgow,  in 1860  came to NZ  with his parents in 1875  in ship Canterbury  ----------  married Miss Sarah ROWE  of Woodend  settled at Woodend   went to Cheviot in Nov 1894 -----    married at St Barnabas Church Woodend  November 28th 1888  celebrated their Golden Wedding 3 and half years ago.


Thursday 12 March  1942
Engagement  -  076
JOHNSTON    -  BELTON  -    Aileen Cosbey  ------   of Nelson  to  Charles Humphrey  ------  formerly of Christchurch ----

Accidents  -  077
ANDERSON  -  Gordon  aged 26 -------- died in hospital in Wellington
BELL  -  Ben,   aged 54  at Bruce Bay,  struck on head by a falling limb of a tree ---------

Obituary  -  078
BATCHELOR  -  Dr Ferdinand Stanley.  aged 69  ---  paractised in Dunedin since 1903  ------  was born in London,   son of a doctor,    -------. 

Photo  -   079
BONHAM
  -  Pilot Officer  Gordon Loversidge Bonham  has been twice wounded and now safely in hospital in Ceylon -----     more - 

Diamond Wedding  -  082
BEKEN 
-  Mr and Mrs Charles Beken  ----Mr Beken is in his 83rd year  was born on the Zealandia on its 2nd trip to NZ  in 1859  ----  Mrs Beken who is 82 was born in Templeton is a  daughter of late Mr Edmund SMART  who arrived in the Canterbury  on the Randolph ----


Friday  13 March  1942
Obituary  - 
  083  -  with  photograph
IRWIN  - ----  Major Brian Tyrwhitt Wyn Irwin  MD   returned home invalided  from overseas in February.  he was only son of Mr J.Wyn Irwin of Christchurch.                 --------- original member of Canterbury Mountaineering club  ----  military funeral tomorrow.

Accidents  -  084
HOYLE -  Beverley, aged 3 and half,  of Halswell ------
KNOWLES - Leslie John,  had a hand jammed in part of a motor-car, condition satisfactory

Obituary  - 
085
MILLTON  -  Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Bowler Millton  died Wednesday at Birch Hill Station,  Oxford,  age 81 years ----------  footballer ----  in 1884                             played for New Zealand  against NSW  ----brother W.V.Millton ---- 

Photo  -  Fleet Air Arm  - 086
Photo  of  50  men  at Lee on Solent -   the following Christchurch boys -- 
G.McLAUGHLIN,     R.J. WILSON,     R.BISMAN,     D.E.ROWE 


Saturday  14 March  1942
Golden Wedding  -  BAKER  -    090
Mr and Mrs R.H.Baker -----  golden wedding  which took place in Christchurch  ---Mr Baker  is the son of late Mr and Mrs F.Baker  arrived Christchurch  65 years ago on sailing ship Opawa.    Mrs Baker was born in Dunedin  and 2nd daughter of Mr Robert Robertson  one time Superintendant of the Dunedin Fire Brigade.  Mrs D. Carpenter  who was bridesmaid  ----   3 sons,  7 grandchildren,  1 great grandchild.

Engagements -  091
TAYLOR  -  WRIGHT  -  Second-Lieutenant Ernest T.H.  -----   to  Adrienne Frances Crichton  --------


Monday  16 March  1942
Auckland  -  death  -  094
BOLLARD
  -  Miss Margaret Bollard,  daughter of late John Bollard,  who was member  of Parliament  for Eden  for 18 years,  her brother was the Hon.                                 Richard Bollard  MP  for Waikato.

Golden Wedding  -    BEAVEN  -  095
--Andrews and Beaven  ------  Mr Beaven  born in Wiltshire -- in 1866 -- came to NZ in 1878  --  married  Miss M. BEATH  in 1892  speakers were  Mr Sydney Andrews,  Mr A. Bird,  Mr Robert Dickie,  who had already celebrated his Golden wedding  and was in his 85th year   Mr J. Thomas,  Mr E. Beaven,  Mr C. Whitely,    working for the firm for 53 years  -----  Mr F. Reynolds,   Mr T.W.Andrews,    Mr G.M. Condliffe,  Mr H.F. Garrard  

Funeral  write up  -   096
IRWIN  - Military honours  were observed   ------ Major B.T.Wyn Irwin  -----    lots more ---

Accidents  -  097
FLAWS  -    Samuel John  ---   drowned  ----- aged 18  at Wellington  --- 
McCLELLAND  -  Thomas  --- aged 60  ----- struck by a cricket ball while playing---------  inquest  opened -----
EVANS  -  Joan  aged 14  of Redcliffs --- fell from a horse  ---condition satisfactory

Accidents  -  098
SHUTTLEWORTH  -  Ann  aged 7  fell from a swing ---   fractured right thigh bone  -------
JACKSON  -  Thomas  aged 38   ---struck by a motor-car  fractured right leg ----
GIBBS  -  Gwendoline  aged 9  ----  fell from her cycle -------
HOYLE  -  Beverley Olwyn Hoyle  aged 3  died on Saturday  from burns -------  inquest opened
HEWETSON  -  Sergeant Reginald Wilfred  --- aged 22  of Te Kopuru  was killed  and Sergeant Eric PETCHEL  aged 26  was injured -------


Tuesday  17 March  1942
112 Years  old 
102  -  also photograph
HAMILTON  -  Mr Patrick Lucas Hamilton  of Pleasant Point,  South Canterbury --------born in County Donegal  on St Patrick's Day  in the reign of George                             1V  came to New Z ealand  and settled in Pleasant Point in 1869  ----  - of his life which has so far been spent under 7 British Monarchs.

Auckland  -  103
MAGUIRE  -    ------ Trooper A.P. Maguire   ---  came from Hastings --- believed to be an accident ----

Obituary  -  104
GALE  -  Dunedin  ---Mr W. Paget Gale  aged 73 years  -----  organist at Knox pres. Church.


Wednesday  18 March  1942
Engagements  -  108
DENLEY  -  ORCHISTON  -  Rose Elizabeth  ----   of Ashburton  to  Kenneth Watson -----  Otago
LANE  -  WOODWARD  -  Margaret of Wellington  to  John Richard    Christchurch
OWEN-JOHNSTON  -  LYNESS  -   Shirley  ----Invercargill  to  Douglas David  ------- Bay of Islands

Accidents  -  109
WILSON  -  John Andrew Turnbull  of Shag Point  a married man  aged 28  died this afternoon  in the Oamaru Public hospital.
CRANFIELD  -  Walter Neil  aged 26  of Burnham  ----  broken leg -----
QUINLIVAN  -  Frederick John   aged 26  of Hawarden  injured his spine  -------

Obituary  -  110
STEWARD  -  --at Timaru  of Commander Walter Steward  RN  aged 78 years  a retired naval officer  --------- 


Thursday  19 March  1942
Obituary  -  114
PITMAN
  -  Mrs Albertina Elizabeth Pitman,   widow of Henry,  formerly of Christchurch,  1st president of Ladies Golf Club  Hagley Park    brought to                                     Christchurch  1st set of golf clubs  to come here  ---  died in Devonshire,  England

Photo  -  Casualty List 115
from left -  P.O.Lewis,  A. Wright  of Christchurch,  
missing -   Lieutenant Stanley Richards  of Christchurch, 
missing in Hong Kong  Private H.Davy  Paparoa, West Coast, 
prisoner of war  Private R.R.Lawson,  of Christchurch  died of wounds as prisoner of war.

Auckland  -  116
SOAR  -  Charles Soar,   aged 41  a labourer  saved himself being seriously burned ----  and  his sister
EASTON  - 
Mrs Gladys May   ------  more -----

Accidents  -  117
JONES  -  Raymond Douglas    a soldier ---  injuries to his left knee  -----
LINTON  -  Harold  aged 13  suffered cuts  to his face  -------


Friday  20 March  1942
Engagements  -  120
THOMSON  -  GREEN  -  Alma Lucy  -----  to  Alan Raymond  --------
GREEN - COURSEY  -  Mildred  ------to  Captain  James Patrick  ---------


Saturday  21 March  1942
Engagements  -  124
CLARK  -  HARRISON  -  John Alexander  ----  to Betty Doreen  ------  of Dunedin
LABUDDE  -  JENKINSON  -  Mary Esther  ----  to  Patrick Hartley -------  of Wellington

97th Birthday  -  125
HILL 
-  Mrs S.H.Hill  ----97th birthday in Auckland  --born at Newport, Monmouthshire    came to NZ  with her husband and 7 children in 1885  ----- 
                lived in Whangarei,  Christchurch  and Devonport.

Accidents  -  126
McENTEE  -  Andrew  ---  fell off his bicycle -----   condition satisfactory
GRAHAM  -  Stanley  -----  aged 22 years   -------
DOWNEY ----  George  -  a plumber  aged 40   fell through a ceiling  ------

Obituaries  -   127
SELBY  -   Mr Arthur Selby  of Auckland    ----  he was 97 ----  for 36 years clerk of course  at Ellerslie ----
SMITH  -  Colonel Edmund Robinson Smith  of Dunedin  died today    born at Kuri Bush  in 1856 -----   1901 chairman of Dunedin stock exchange


Monday  23 March  1942
Engagement -  130
TURNER  -  CRIDGE  -  Margaret  --- of Doyleston  to  Kenneth Albert  ----  of Brookside.

Inquests  -  131
TRICKETT - Ernest  aged 63   ---------admitted to hosppital 3mths ago  died on Friday night
BROWN  -  Emily  aged about 70, died suddenly on Saturday evening   ------
McGRATH  -  Patrick  died 7am yesterday------

Auckland - 132
CRAVEN  - Colonel J.W.Craven  medical superintendent of Auckland Hospital  is posted missing 

Death   -  133
McGRATH  -  Patrick,   a horse trainer  aged 69  died ----------

Accidents  -  134
SCARLETT  -  Thomas, a bottler,  aged 26  suffered head injuries  -------- 
BURLEIGH  -  Betty Ethel  aged 23  of Kirwee    ------- cycle skiddded  in some shingle ------

Obituary  -  135
WHITE  -  Captain James White, 
--in Wanganui    ---  born in Timaru  son of Alexander  -------  more ------

Auckland  136
ROBERTSON
  -  Captain William Bernard Robertson  aged 59  ----  master marriner ----    survived by son and daughter ----
                            Captain Leonard Robertson, is a younger brother


Tuesday 24 March  1942
Engagements  -  139
SMAILL -  SIGNAL   - Reginald John  ----of Waitara  to  Ngaire  ----  Christchurch
MAXWELL  -  BOWKER  -  Judith Catherine  ----- of Motunau   to  John Stanley  ------of Amberley

Obituary  -  JENKINS  -  140  & 141   ---  photograph  included
Mr W.J.Jenkins    ---- died  at Sheffield  born at Anama  80 years ago    in 1856  the family settled in Kirwee,  Mr Jenkins fatrher later took up land at Courtenay -----  3 years ago Mr and Mrs Jenkins  celebrated their Golden Wedding ann, ------ his wife  formerly Miss Hannah Malcomson  came to NZ with her  parents in 1879  she survives her husband  also family of 6 ---------

Obituary  -  142
WILD  -  Mr Richard Wild --   oldest and best known residents of Hokitika  aged 76 native of Dunedin.  ------  survived by wife and 2 sons and 7 daughters.

Accidents  -  143
JEAVONS  -  Alex Frederick  aged 33  a married man  ---Rangiora -----
MURFITT  -  George Harold,   fractured skull ---  aged 28   --------


Wednesday  25 March 1942
Invercargill  -  146
SMITH  Mrs Isabella Sellar Smith,  died   in her 84th year  arrived in NZ  61 years ago  from Aberdeen  went to live at Wyndham  married to Mr W.P.Smith                         --- sister of Sir George Troup  a former Mayor of Wellington

Accidents  -  147
CLAUDE  -  Robert  carpenter-foreman  --- fractured pelvis ---
JEAVONS  -  Alex Frederick  ---of Rangiora   -------

Maori Chief  death  -  148
THOMPSON  -  Mr Richard Thompson   aged 80 of Wairoa  chief of Ngati-Kahungunu  ------


Thursday  26 March 1942
Engagement  -  152
SWIFT - TIPLER  -  Cyril Norman  ----   to Olive Jean  -----

Inquest  -  153
BROWNIE  -  Leonard John Watkins  aged 40 -----  motor cycle collided  with a truck ------ case adjourned --

Inquest  -  154
ALEXANDER  -  Noel Raymond  Frederick   died of head injuries ----  was 34 years old ----

Death  -  155
BELLAM  -  Robert Chambers Bellam,   aged 49,  died from head injuries  when he fell under a truck on 16 February------ 

Inquests  -  156
FROST  -  Shirley Ann  aged 8  died on 15 Feb.  --------
COOK -  Leila Alice  aged 22  died in hospital  8 February  --------
PLUCK  -  Barry James   aged 2  died 27 January 

Death  -  157
WEST  -  William Charles West   aged 69  ----  died  8 March  ---------

Accidents  -  158
WYETH  -   Frederick  aged 42  a married man  whose family live in England  ----------
BROWN  -  Robert Stanley  a married man  aged 35  of Rangiora  suffered burns  ---------

Accidents  -  159
CUMMING  -  David Stephenson  aged 55  ------suffering burns ----
McLAUCHLAN  -  John  aged 68   ---- injuries to face from fall  from cycle -----
GREIG  -  George Edward  aged 16 and half   ----  


Friday 27 March  1942
Nelson   -  Death  -  162
TATE 
-  Mrs Edward Tate  of Stoke, Nelson  was  Miss Winnie Waller   eldest dau. of Captain W. Waller   cousin of Mrs J.S.Kelly  Kilmore St Christchurch

Engagement  -  163
CROCKER  -  BAILEY  -  Edna Daphne  -----  to Henry James  -----Blenheim


Saturday  28 March  1942
Accidents  -  181
ALTERTON -
James,  aged 60, of Riccarton --- head injuries ----
BOLD - Thomas Ian,  aged 21  -- arm  struck by an aeroplane propeller

Engagements  -  185
DEWAR  -  McMEEKAN  ------Madge Edgar -------- of Bennetts,  North Canterbury   to  Ronald Hersey ------  of Teremakau,  West Coast
MITCHELL  -  O'REILLY  -  Molly  ----   to   Gunner Hugh   -----  of Highbank
THOMAS  -  SMITH  --  Kathleen Adele  --- Ashburton  to  Clyde William  ----- Lower Hutt.

Accidents  -  187
SINCLAIR  -  Mrs Alexander Sinclair and her 16 yr old son  were killed  at Owaka, an electric shock    ----------
ROBERTS  -  Gloria  aged 16  of Timaru  suffering concussion ------
SINCLAIR  -  Frederick  aged 52  collapsed  in street -------
NIXON  -  Veronica  of Timaru  aged 15  fell while roller skating  --------


Monday  30 March  1942
Engagement  -  191
WHITTAKER  -  COLEMAN  -  Constance  ---- of Sheffield, England  to  Edward Ross  -----  of Amberley

Accidents  -  192
HADFIELD  -  Florence,    single  aged 62 -----  inquest  this morning
McPHERSON  -  Margaret,  single  aged 33  fell from her bicycle
ARTHUR  -  William Francis,  aged 46  of Cust  fractured 2 bones  in his left ankle ------
MONTGOMERY  -  Charles James,   labourer  aged 29  -----  suffered concussion  ------  

Obituary  -  193
BOURKE  - ----  Mr L.W. (Pat) Bourke died  recently in Auckland  ----- retired in 1921  as superintendent of telegraphs  Wellington  after 43 years service.


Tuesday  31 March  1942
Engagement  -  196
SCOLTOCK -  TURNER  -  Shirley  ----  of West Eyreton  to  Alan  -------   Riccarton

Death  -  197
HADFIELD  -  ----Miss Florence Hadfield  killed in an accident  ---- joined Council staff in 1904  --------

Photo  -  Fleet Air Arm Trainees 198
South Islanders  in the Collingwood pilot's course  No 34  HMS St Vincent -    11  people
V.H.Martin,  Timaru,        G.C.Bremner,  Christchurch,         R.B.Adams,  Christchurch,        J.Clulee,  Dunedin,
A. Martin,  Ashburton,       R.Blackburn,  Christchurch,         A.S.May,  Christchurch,           C.S.Bowman,  Christchurch
W.R.Ogston,  Christchurch,    D.F.Dillon,  Ashburton, (formerly Press staff)        E.G.Collins,  Christchurch

Accidents  -  199
SIMMANCE  -  Owen L.  a labourer  aged -----  (missing edge of paper)   suffered a fractured femur -----
CAMPBELL -  Bernard John,  a soldier  aged 20   suffered concussion  --------

Wellington  -  200
HEAPS 
Aircraftsman Brian Cecil Heaps  was killed  -----  his father  is  Mr A.M.Heaps of Christchurch   
                        Airman Leading Aircraftsman Jack Clarence VOSS  was unhurt

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Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
22 January  2008

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http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast
http://bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/
http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/
http://archway.archives.govt.nz/
http://www.oldnewsbios.co.nz/search.php
http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/general/basicsearch.aspx?dataset=Ceno