37671 - Sapper

Arthur McCutcheon

COLLEDGE

5th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

21 March

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

1917

22 March

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

26 April

Transfer to England

HMNZT 84 - Turakina

1917

20 July

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

28 July

Admitted to hospital with measles

1917

17 October

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

24 October

Admitted to hospital with pleurisy

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

9 February

Marched in to NZ Depot, Boscombe

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

25 May

Classified unfit for active service

1918

8 August

100 Days Offensive

Allied Attacks

1918

16 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Torquay

1918

27 September

From the Front

The Company experienced its newly reconversion in bridge construction

In front of the Havrincourt Bridge

1918

6 November

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Ayrshire

1918

11 November

Armistice

Cessation of Hostilities

1919

1919

25 March

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 III, Roll N°62, p. 39.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Arthur McCutcheon COLLEDGE (37671)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 5 December 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=136