4/1654 - Sapper

James Hamilton

BLACKMORE

1st Reinforcements

Timeline


1915

1915

20 October

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

Initial training

Avondale, Auckland

1915

18 December

Transfer to England

S.S. Ruapehu

1916

1916

3 February

Marched in to the Company Training Camp, Falmouth

1916

9 March

Embarked for France

1916

16 March

From the Front

The Company joined the underground warfare in the North of France

Chantecler, Sector of Arras

1916

16 April

Admitted to hospital with pulmonary haemorrhage

1916

14 May

Embarked for England

Admitted to hospital

1916

19 July

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

1916

12 August

Invalided

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Willochra

1916

14 November

Final discharge

End of Service

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Nominal Roll of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1915. New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Wellington, Government Printer, 1916, p. 7.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “James Hamilton BLACKMORE (4/1654)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 17 June 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=51