4/1398 - Sapper

William Henry

Worth

Main Body - Section No.2

Timeline


1915

1915

6 October

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

3 October

Admitted to hospital with bronchitis

1916

8 October

Marched in to Marlborough Detail Camp, Boulogne

1916

13 October

Admitted to hospital

1916

14 October

Embarked for England

1916

15 October

Admitted to hospital with bronchitis

1916

31 October

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

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

6 December

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1917

1917

13 January

Transfer to New Zealand

H.S. Marama

1917

2 April

Final discharge

End of Service

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Nominal Roll of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1915. New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Wellington, Government Printer, 1916, p. 3.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: William Henry WORTH.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “William Henry WORTH (4/1398)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 13 July 2020. URL: http://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=929