16158 - Driver

Patrick

DOYLE

2nd Reinforcements (Army Service Corps)

Timeline


1916

1916

8 March

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1916

4 May

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1916

12 June

Awarded 2 days confinement to barracks and forfeited 2 days pay for overstaying leave

1916

26 June

Transfer to England

HMNZT 56 - Maunganui

1916

22 August

Marched in to NZ Sling Camp, Bulford

1916

14 September

Awarded 4 days confinement to barracks for failing to attend fatigue parade

1916

22 September

Embarked for France

1916

23 September

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1916

16 November

From the Front

The Company began the operations to connect old underground quarries in Arras in order to accommodate thousands of soldiers for an upcoming battle

1916

18 November

Attached to No.2 NZ Army Service Corps Section, Transport Depot

1917

1917

9 April

Battle of Arras

British Offensive


From the Front

The Company was employed to rebuild a major road leading to the Front during the battle

Arras-Cambrai Road

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

7 May

Marched in to NZ Army Service Corps Depot, Le Havre

1917

5 June

Marched in to 2ndANZAC Reinforcements Camp, Le Havre

1917

24 June

Transferred

1st Company NZ Army Service Corps

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga, AABK 18805 W5537 49/0035338, Military Personnel File: Patrick DOYLE - 16158.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Patrick DOYLE.
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Wellington, Government Printer, 1914-1919, Volume II, Roll N°34, p. 42.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Patrick DOYLE (16158)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 15 April 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=217