34500 - Sapper

Frederick Joseph

DOCHERTY

3rd Reinforcements

Timeline


1916

1916

24 August

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1916

4 October

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1916

15 November

Transfer to England

HMNZT 69 - Tahiti

1916

20 December

Admitted to hospital at sea with venereal disease

1917

1917

7 January

Returned to duty

1917

29 January

Marched in to NZ Depot, Boscombe

1917

2 March

Embarked for France

1917

4 March

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

19 March

Admitted to hospital with synovitis of the knee

1917

30 March

Embarked for England

Admitted to hospital

1917

2 April

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

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

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

22 May

Granted leave

1917

30 May

Classified unfit for active service

1917

6 June

Marched in to NZ Depot, Torquay

1917

23 July

Transfer to New Zealand

R.M.S. Ionic

1917

23 October

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. 36.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Frederick Joseph DOCHERTY (34500)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 14 May 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=210