Sergeant Thomas received word that afternoon that his son, Private Fred Thomas, had been killed in ac- tion. Deceased was employed in the railway department before enlisting. The 194th, 195th and 196th casualty lists contain the following local names: Wounded: Private F. Holl- ings, Geraldton; Private K. Downes,
Geraldton; and Private A. G. Wor thington, Geraldton. Progress Re port- : Private J. Clarke, Geraldton, improving, previously reported ill. Miss Carter, of Geraldton, has re- ceived word that her brother, Pri- vate Geoffrey Carter, who will be remembered as the manager of the Geraldtou branch of Messrs Carter and Co., has been wounded in France. Later news received to- day is to the effect that his injury is serious, and he is in hospital in England. Mr W. B. Fallowfield has been gazetted as a justice of the Peace for the whole State. News was received in Geraldton yesterday that Private W. Dunlop, had been killed in action. Deceas- ed, who was a member of the Fire Brigade, was one of the first con- tingent from Geraldton, and went through the Gallipoli campaign. We near from a reliable source that Private J. B. Morris, one time of Isseka, has died of wounds. Mr Frank Ash, of Northampton, has received word from London that his son Arthur, after twelve weeks in the trenches, has been wounded in both legs. Mrs Brown received a cable to- day stating that her husband, Quar- ter Master James Brown has been wounded. No other particulars are to hand. Sir Edward Wittenoom, who has recently been visiting his station on the Murchison, is returning to Perth by to-night's train. Information reached Geraldton to- day that Corporal C. H. Morgan had been killed in France between July 22nd and 25th. Deceased, who waa employed on the railway, was well known, and was only married to Miss Alice Whittle, daughter of Mr W. Whittle, Fitzgerald Street, a short time before he left Western Australia to go to the front. Much sympathy will be extended to his relatives in their bereavement . Mr George Laing received a tele- gram to-day from Mr Harry Thomp- son, Perth, stating that his son, Pri vate Archie Thompson, had died of wounds. Mr Thompson formerly kept the tobacconist shop now owned by Mr Laing. The deceased, who was a fine young fellow of about 22 years of age, was a clerk in one of the Perth banks before enlisting.