38824 - Company Sergeant Major

Frank Perry

BARTLEY

7th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

23 August

Posted to Tunnelling Corps

From NZ Infantry

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

Reverted to temporary Sergeant

1918

6 March

Embarked for France

1918

7 March

Reverted to 2nd Corporal

1918

8 March

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1918

17 March

Joined the Company

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

16 May

Detached to Officers Training Corps in United Kingdom

1918

6 June

Transferred

Appointed to Imperial Commission in Chinese Labour Corps

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Frank Perry BARTLEY.
  • 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, “Frank Perry BARTLEY (38824)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 24 September 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=37