37554 - Sapper

Bernard Alphonsus

DALY

4th Reinforcements

Timeline


1916

1916

21 December

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1917

1917

4 January

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

16 February

Transfer to England

HMNZT 76 - Aparima

1917

2 May

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

5 May

From the Front

The Company moved to Monchy, ten kilometres east of Arras, to work on the fortification of the new front line

The Billets in Monchy

1917

5 June

Embarked for France

1917

7 June

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

10 June

Joined the Company

1917

9 September

Admitted to hospital with thumb contusion

1917

10 September

Rejoined the Company

1918

From the Front

The Company was still carrying out the digging of underground premises and defences on the Front near Arras

The Workshop in Arras

1918

18 January

Injured while on performance of his duty

1918

20 January

Admitted to hospital with a sprained ankle

1918

27 February

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1918

21 March

Spring Offensive

German Attacks


From the Front

The Company was engaged in the defence of Arras by digging new trenches and dug-outs under constant enemy shellfire

1918

25 March

Rejoined the Company

1918

27 April

Admitted to hospital with albuminuria

1918

4 May

Embarked for England

1918

5 May

Admitted to hospital with nephritis

1918

14 June

Granted leave to United Kingdom

1918

27 June

Classified unfit for active service

1918

28 June

Marched in to NZ Depot, Torquay

1918

8 August

100 Days Offensive

Allied Attacks

1918

7 September

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Remuera

1918

26 September

Forfeited 4 days pay and 1 day pay by Royal Warrant for absence without leave

1918

11 November

Armistice

Cessation of Hostilities

1919

1919

13 February

Final discharge

End of Service

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Bernard Alphonsus DALY.
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Wellington, Government Printer, 1914-1919, Volume III, Roll N°55, p. 39.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Bernard Alphonsus DALY (37554)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 30 October 2020. URL: http://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=187