60420 - Sapper

Charles Peter

AWCOCK

6th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

29 May

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

1917

14 June

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

26 July

Transfer to England

HMNZT 90 - Ulimaroa

1917

25 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

24 October

Awarded 28 days detention and forfeited 3 days pay for absence without leave when warned for overseas

1917

7 December

Embarked for France

1917

10 December

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

29 December

Joined 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

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

15 July

Admitted to hospital with influenza

1918

23 July

Rejoined the Company

1918

8 August

100 Days Offensive

Allied Attacks

1918

27 September

From the Front

The Company experienced its newly reconversion in bridge construction

Over the Sambre River, Maubeuge

1918

11 November

Armistice

Cessation of Hostilities

1918

31 December

Granted leave to United Kingdom

1919

1919

16 January

Rejoined the Company

1919

22 January

Discharged

1919

29 January

Embarked for England

1919

30 January

Marched in to NZ Depot, Larkhill

1919

15 February

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1919

5 March

Forfeited 1 day pay for absence without leave

1919

14 March

Transfer to New Zealand

R.M.S. Ionic

1919

22 May

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: Charles Peter AWCOCK.
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Wellington, Government Printer, 1914-1919, Volume III, Roll N°69, p. 39.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Charles Peter AWCOCK (60420)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 31 October 2020. URL: http://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=19