33132 - Sergeant

Claude Philip Guyon

PURCHAS

4th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

19 January

Posted to Tunnelling Corps

From NZ Infantry

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

11 February

Promoted to Company Sergeant Major

1917

16 February

Transfer to England

HMNZT 76 - Aparima

1917

15 March

Admitted to hospital at sea

1917

16 March

Returned to duty

1917

2 May

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

Reverted to temporary Sergeant

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

17 May

Transferred

NZ Engineers

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • 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, “Claude Philip Guyon PURCHAS (33132)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2022 (2009). Accessed: 21 May 2022. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=705