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Mr. and Mrs. Don Wright, of Rathmore, Stawell, were officially informed on Tuesday evening that their son, Second Lieutenant Lovell Lawrence Wright, had died of wounds in France, on Febru- ary 27. Lieutenant Wright was only 19 years of age, and prior to enlistment was employed in the
ways and works branch at Ararat.
Private Frederick Jarvis, of Fernvale, near Tal- langatta, has died in hospital in France, from
Private L. .T. Ward, formerly of Swan Hill, 1« Tcportcd to be dangerously woiindtd. .
Mr. und Mrs. .1. Maguire, of Bowenvale, have rec- eived word'that their son, Second Lieutenant .', Maguire, has lieen wounded in France. Prior to enlisting lie waa .employed ut the Maryborough
Mrs. Carey, of rjarlsbrook, received notice that husband, I'rlvutu llcorgo Henry Curey, lind been wounded while lighting In France. Utcr she re- ceived a cnhle mes-age from lautdon from her bus band that he had heen admitted to hospital, anti was progressing favourably. Private Carey en listed at Boort, in which district be had been farming, omi left Australia on May 20, 1010. He bail been two months In the bring line.
Sergeant L J G Challen has been killed in France. He was a choir boy at St. Phillip's Church of England, Collingwood, also a Sunday school teacher. Early in the war he enlisted as a driver, and was at the landing at Anzac and Cape Helles, subsequently serving in the heavy trench mortar batteries in France. Sergeant Challen, who was a member of the Collingwood branch, A.N.A., and an old boy of the Gold street (Clifton Hill) State School, gained a Military Medal for bravery.
News has been received ofiicially by Mrs. F. G. Smith, Queen's parade, Clifton Hill, that lier son Birt has been admitted to the 3rd Australian Gene- ral Hospital suffering from severe gunshot wounds In the leg. Ho had recently returned to the front i öfter recovering from a severe attack of cerebro*'
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Williams, of Kaniva, bava received the news that their son, Private C. Wil- liams, haï been killed in action.
News lulu been received of tlie death of Corporal P. N. Orrock*, who was killed in action in France on February 8. Corporal Orrocks, who wos 30 years of n/re, clillHtcd at .Wycheproof.
Captain Stewart Hanson, of Williamstown, died of wounds on lils ifltb birthday (February 7) in France, after continuous service in Egypt, Galli- poli, mid France. He entitled a3 a private in the 14th Battalion in Ser-tcrolicr, 1H14.
Mr. Pblltp Corboy, Mulwala, has received In t ¡motion that lils son, Thomas, has been dunger. ously wounded nt the front. The. wounded soldier I*, one of three brothers who have been on uctive service for sonic time past.
.Mr. A. Bushwcl), of Cookardinia, nenr Culcairn, haa been informed that his adopted son, Private ¿chu P. Goodwin, bas been killed In uction lil France. . v.
Sir. W. S'isc, of Skipton, lias l(ccn notified .lliat his son, Ptivatc Albert Wise, waa killed in action
on February'2. , .
Mrs. II. Chct-scman, of Brighton North, has re- ceived official nollftcalion of tim death on activo service of her youngest son, Prlvute Holly G. Chcckcinan, an old Wesley Collegian. Ills brother, Privóte H. W. ChecBcman, is with tho colours.
The Malvern Council has resolved to send a letter of sympathy, to Mr. Albert Andrews, whose son has died In France, as the result of wounds. Besides having two other sons-one at the front and another in camp-Mtr. Andrews himself lias been a very active member of Malvern recruiting
and other committees.
A cable message, dated February 24, has been received from Private Cyril Pedersen, of Denison, younger son of Mrs. Pedersen, Sale, slating that he has not been wounded a second time, as offici- ally reported, but is still in England recovering from the effects of a wound received seven months ago._