37610 - Sapper

John

HEDGMAN

4th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

3 January

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1917

4 January

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

11 July

Joined the Company

1917

16 October

Admitted to hospital

1917

17 October

Diagnosed with disorderly action of the heart

1917

31 October

Embarked for England

1917

2 November

Admitted to hospital

1917

8 December

Classified unfit for active service

1917

24 December

Transfer to New Zealand

H.S. Maheno

1918

1918

28 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 W5539 106/0053080, Military Personnel File: John HEDGMAN - 37610.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: John HEDGMAN.
  • 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, “John HEDGMAN (37610)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2024 (2009). Accessed: 30 May 2024. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=370