37476 - Corporal

George Demetrius

ZENOVICH

3rd Reinforcements

Timeline


1916

1916

29 September

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

1916

4 October

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1916

15 November

Transfer to England

HMNZT 69 - Tahiti

1917

1917

29 January

Marched in to NZ Depot, Boscombe

1917

30 January

Reverted to temporary Lance Corporal

1917

2 March

Embarked for France

1917

4 March

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

1 April

Admitted to hospital with influenza

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

26 April

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

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

6 May

Joined the Company and reverted to Sapper

1917

6 June

Detached to Assistant Provost Marshal, Boulogne

1917

8 June

Rejoined 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

26 January

Detached to Mine School

1918

8 March

Rejoined the Company

1918

14 March

Granted leave

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

4 April

Rejoined the Company

1918

31 July

Admitted to hospital with debility

1918

8 August

100 Days Offensive

Allied Attacks

1918

3 September

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1918

19 September

Classified unfit for service in the field and embarked for England

1918

21 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Torquay

1918

27 September

From the Front

The Company experienced its newly reconversion in bridge construction

Over the Sambre River, Maubeuge

1918

2 October

Classified unfit for active service

1918

6 November

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Ayrshire

1918

11 November

Armistice

Cessation of Hostilities

1919

1919

21 January

Final discharge

End of Service

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 II, Roll N°45, p. 35.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “George Demetrius ZENOVICH (37476)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 28 November 2020. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=936