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The Kia ora coo-ee : the magazine for the ANZACS in the Middle East, 1918


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Lieut.-Col. D.A. Chaytor, Commandant H'qrs. N.Z.E.F. in Egypt, has been awarded the C.M.G. Lt.-Col. Chaytor received the 4th. Class Order of the Nile last year, and also wears the 1914 star.

Staff Nurse S.M.V. Fogelin, N.Z.A.N.S., who has been doing duty in Egypt since 1915, has been transferred on duty to the United Kingdom. Sister Fogelin was on a hospital ship in the Persian Gulf for some months.

Sister E.R. Rhind, N.Z.A.N.S., who has been on duty in India and Egypt since 1915, left Egypt recently for the United Kingdom, where she has been transferred on duty.

S.Sergt-Major W.E.S. Morgan, W.M R., L. Sergt. E. J. Mc Cusker, A.M.R., and Sergt. A. Maddison, I.C.C., have been recommended for infantry commissions in the N.Z.E.F., and they embarked for England recently.

Matron Beryl Anderson Campbell, A. A. N. S., 50th. British Genera] Hospital, has been awarded the Royal Red Cross, First Class, in recognition of valuable services with British Forces in Salonica. Sister Christense Sorensen, A.A.N.S., 60th. British General Hospital, Salonica, has been awarded the Royal Red Cross of the Second Class.

Prior to his departure for Australia, recently, Major N.D. Barton was entertained at a picnic by members of the 7th. A. L.H., who were patients in the 14th. A.G.H. The party, consisting of about sixty, including several Sisters, voyaged down the Canal for some miles in the Red Cross launch "Nemo," and went ashore at a shady spot. The picnic was most enjoyable. Among those present were Lieut. Colonel G.M.M. Onslow, D.S.O.,V.D., Colonel D.G. Crowl, Major A.W. Marwood, Captain C.H.Anderson and Captain E.N. Scott.

Major Clyde Edginton, Australian Red Cross Society, has been appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services in connection with the Australian Branch of the Red Cross Society, Egypt.

Corporal E. Holland, Signal Troop A.E., has been awarded the D.C.M. for distinguished services in connection with military operations with the Forces in Egypt. Corporal Holland enlisted in August, 1914, and 9aw service on Gallipoli.

Lt.-Colonel C.G. Powles, C.M.G., D.S.O., N.Z.S.C., who has acted in the capacity of A.A. and Q M.G. to the Anzac Mounted Division since its formation, has been transferred to the United Kingdom. Colonel Powles was awarded both the C.M.G. and the D.S.O. during the present war, and he has been mentioned in despatches four times.

Captain E.B. Ranclaud, Anzac Section I.C.C., has been awarded the Military Cross for distinguished services in connection with Military operations in Egypt. Captain Ranclaud was a Lieutenant with the Australian Remount Unit and transferred to the Camel Corps in January, 1917. He was mentioned in despatches in June, and received his captaincy in October, 1917.

Sgt. G.W. French, A.L.H., has been awarded the D.C.M. He enlisted in August, 1914.

Tpr. W. Goodwin, A.L.H., who has been awarded the Military Medal, served with the Western Frontier Force, Egypt, for some months; and he has also seen service in Sinai and Palestine.

Sgt. J.R. Geddes, A.L.H., has been awarded the Military Medal. He enlisted in August, 1914; and was wounded on Gallipoli a year later.

Staff Sergt. A.L. Jones, Auckland Mounted Rifles, who has been employed at N.Z. Section, 3rd Echellon, has been recommended for an infantry commission in the N.Z. E.F., and he left Cairo on July 3rd. to await embarkation.