4/1431 - Sapper

Conrad

HARGREAVES

Main Body - Section No.3

Timeline


1915

1915

9 October

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1915

11 October

Initial training

Avondale, Auckland

1915

18 October

Promoted Lance Corporal

1915

18 December

Transfer to England

S.S. Ruapehu

1916

1916

3 February

Marched in to the Company Training Camp, Falmouth

1916

10 February

Reverted to Sapper at own request

1916

7 March

Stationed at Falmouth

1916

16 March

From the Front

The Company joined the underground warfare in the North of France

Chantecler, Sector of Arras

1916

23 March

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

1916

3 June

Embarked for France

1916

6 June

Rejoined the Company

1916

7 June

Awarded 5 days Field Punishment No.1 for drunkenness

1916

27 June

Admitted to hospital

1916

28 June

Diagnosed with herpes

1916

11 October

Rejoined the Company

1916

11 October

Admitted to hospital with eyesight problems

1916

14 October

Diagnosed with shell shock and incontinence

1916

17 October

Embarked for England

1916

19 October

Admitted to hospital

1916

15 November

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

1916

16 November

From the Front

The Company began the operations to connect old underground quarries in Arras in order to accommodate thousands of soldiers for an upcoming battle

1916

4 December

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Corinthic

1917

1917

3 April

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 W5539 82/0050665, Military Personnel File: Conrad HARGREAVES - 4/1431.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Conrad HARGREAVES.
  • Nominal Roll of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1915. New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Wellington, Government Printer, 1916, p. 4.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Conrad HARGREAVES (4/1431)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2024 (2009). Accessed: 12 June 2024. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=350