21429 - Sapper

William James Henry Mitchell

SHAW

2nd Reinforcements

Timeline


1916

1916

3 March

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1916

4 May

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1916

26 June

Transfer to England

HMNZT 56 - Maunganui

1916

27 June

Awarded 21 days confinement to barracks for drunkenness and absence without leave

Reported absent after embarkation

1916

21 July

Struck off strength of the Company

1916

9 August

Transferred

NZ Engineers

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Wellington, Government Printer, 1914-1919, Volume II, Roll N°34, p. 42.

Photography

  • Wairarapa Archive, 15-154/160.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “William James Henry Mitchell SHAW (21429)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2024 (2009). Accessed: 17 April 2024. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=767