55376 - Sapper

Frederick Samuel William

WYATT

6th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

18 June

Enlistment

Auckland Military District

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

26 July

Transfer to England

HMNZT 90 - Ulimaroa

1917

5 September

Admitted to hospital with influenza

1917

7 September

Returned to duty

1917

25 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

26 October

Admitted to hospital with venereal disease

1917

9 November

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

7 December

Embarked for France

1917

10 December

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

25 December

Marched in to XXIIth Corps Reinforcement Camp, Abeele

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

5 January

Admitted to hospital with measles

1918

29 January

Marched in to XXIIth Corps Reinforcement Camp, Abeele

Admitted to hospital with pediculus

1918

31 January

Marched in to XXIIth Corps Reinforcement Camp, Abeele

1918

22 February

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

4 May

Injured in the performance of his military duty

Admitted to hospital

1918

4 June

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1918

20 June

Rejoined the Company

1918

15 July

Sick with influenza

1918

8 August

100 Days Offensive

Allied Attacks

1918

27 September

From the Front

The Company experienced its newly reconversion in bridge construction

In front of the Havrincourt Bridge

1918

11 November

Armistice

Cessation of Hostilities


From the Front

The Company continued to build bridges to reconnect a fragmented territory

Over the Sambre River, Maubeuge

1918

1 December

Granted leave to United Kingdom

1918

16 December

Admitted to hospital with venereal disease

1919

1919

12 February

Marched in to NZ Sling Camp, Bulford

1919

15 February

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1919

14 March

Transfer to New Zealand

R.M.S. Ionic

1919

22 May

Final discharge

End of Service

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 III, Roll N°69, p. 39.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Frederick Samuel William WYATT (55376)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 17 June 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=932