4/1355 - Sapper

Henry

HENRIKSEN

Main Body - Section No.1

Timeline


1915

1915

21 September

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

1915

11 October

Initial training

Avondale, Auckland

1915

18 December

Transfer to England

S.S. Ruapehu

1916

1916

3 February

Marched in to the Company Training Camp, Falmouth

1916

9 March

Embarked for France

1916

16 March

From the Front

The Company joined the underground warfare in the North of France

Chantecler, Sector of Arras

1916

6 April

Admitted to hospital with measles

1916

20 May

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1916

11 June

Admitted to hospital with back pains

1916

13 June

Embarked for England and admitted to hospital

1916

28 July

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

1916

21 September

Classified unfit for active service on account of sub-acute arthritis

1916

18 October

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Ruahine

1917

1917

4 January

Final discharge

End of Service

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 W5539 112/0053650, Military Personnel File: Henry HENRIKSEN - 4/1355.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Henry HENRIKSEN.
  • Nominal Roll of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1915. New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Wellington, Government Printer, 1916, p. 2.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Henry HENRIKSEN (4/1355)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 18 January 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=375