Source: 18th Battalion War Diary
Military Medal, Military Cross. Served in World War 2.
ATTEND NIECE’S WEDDING
Mrs. A. Hastings of Exeter, and Mrs. James Oke, of Centralia, let Tuesday evening for Palmerston to attend the wedding of their niece, Miss Pauline Essery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Essery, nursing sister overseas with the C.A.M.C., to Mr. Gerald Thomas, a lieutenant of the 18th Battalion, having been decorated with the M.C. and M.M. The wedding took place in St. Paul’s church, Palmerston.