The Kia ora coo-ee : the magazine for the ANZACS in the Middle East, 1918
Brig.-General G. M. Macarthur Onslow, D.S.O., V.D., L.H. Bgde., has been awarded the 3rd. Class Order of the Nile by H. H. the Sultan of Egypt.
Major A. Dick, A.L. H., has been awarded the D.S.O. for gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field. He was wounded in action recently.
Capt. R Mac Pherson Smith, M.C., A.F.C., has been awarded the D. F. C. for gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field. He was awarded the M. C. in March, 1917, and a bar to it in the following December.
Lieut. P.G. Hartley, M.M., late of No. I Squadron A. F. C, has joined the staff of the War Records Section. He will be stationed in the Field as "outside officer" of the Section, and in the near future will make a tour of the Regiments. His work will include the collection of war trophies captured by Australians. Lieut. Hartley will be constantly
on the move, but communications on the subject of trophies may be addressed to him at H.Q. Desert Mounted Corps.
Lieut. H. A. Letch, M.C., A.F.C., who was killed in action on August 22nd., was promoted from sergeant to commissioned rank in May, 1916, and was with a Light Horse regt. when he won the M. C. He transferred to the A.F.C. in June last.
Sig. Corporal T. Finlayson, A.L.H., and Tpr. H.B. Cartwright, A.L.H., have each been awarded the Military Medal.
Sgt. Wm. G. Gordon, A.M.G. Sqdn. has been awarded a bar to his Military Medal. He is the first member of the A.I.F. in Egypt to receive a bar to this decoration.
W.O. Alan S. Murray, who has been awarded the D.C.M. for gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field, was specially enlisted in Australia for survey work with the E.E.F. He was attached to the Survey Dept. G.H.Q. on his arrival in Egypt.
A wedding which created much interest was celebrated in Salonique recently, when Sister May Duncan Smith, of Beandesert, Queensland, was married to Lieut. H. Woolam, of Manchester, England. The ceremony took place at G.H.Q. chapel, the principal chaplain to the Salonika Forces officiating. The bride was attended by Sister M.E. Jones and given away by Col. V.J. Crawford, D.S.O., O.C. of the —th. Hospital to which Sister Duncan Smith was attached. Many Australian Sisters were present. Lieut, and Mrs. Woolam left by train for Athens, en route for England.
The Distinguished Flying Cross has been awarded to the following officers of the A.F.C. for gallantry and devotion to duty: Captn. A.R. Brown, Lieuts. H. B. Fletcher, G. Finlay, W.J.A. Weir, C.S.Paul, G.C. Peters, J.H. Traill, P.J. McGuinness, D.C.M., and H. Fysh.
Colonel C.E.R. MACKESEY, C.M.C., D.S.O.
Tpr. F.H. Livingstone, A.M.R., attached to N.Z.E.F. Headquarters Gift Section, was married recently, at All Saints Church, Cairo, to Miss Grace Wood, eldest daughter of Mr. W. Wood, Cairo.