59104 - Sapper

Charles

FEBEY

7th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

26 May

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1917

11 October

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

21 November

Transfer to England

HMNZT 96 - Maunganui

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

8 January

Marched in to NZ Sling Camp, Bulford

1918

12 January

Marched in to NZ Depot, Boscombe

1918

6 February

Admitted to hospital with measles

1918

11 February

Placed on dangerously ill list

1918

16 February

Died of disease

Craighead Hospital, Bournemouth

Resting place

Bournemouth East Cemetery, United Kingdom

Grave reference

R I 144

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 W5537 89/0039328, Military Personnel File: Charles FEBEY - 59104.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Charles FEBEY.
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Wellington, Government Printer, 1914-1919, Volume III, Roll N°75, p. 49.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Charles FEBEY (59104)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 17 June 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=261