37577 - Sapper

James

CRONIN

4th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

9 January

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

16 February

Transfer to England

HMNZT 76 - Aparima

1917

2 May

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

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

3 July

Embarked for France

1917

5 July

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

13 July

Joined the Company

1917

16 August

Admitted to hospital with eyesight problems

1917

19 August

Rejoined the Company

1917

8 October

Admitted to hospital with albuminuria

1917

12 October

Embarked for England

1917

14 October

Admitted to hospital with nephritis

1917

23 October

Marched in to NZ Depot, Torquay

1917

29 October

Classified unfit for active service

1917

16 November

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Ruahine

1918

1918

3 February

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 W5530 118/0030236, Military Personnel File: James CRONIN - 37577.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: James CRONIN.
  • 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, “James CRONIN (37577)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 17 June 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=173