4/1643 - Lance Corporal

William Donaldson

CALDWELL

Main Body - Section No.4

Timeline


1915

1915

9 October

Enlistment

Otago Military District

1915

11 October

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

30 May

Admitted to hospital with shell fragment wound over sacrum

1916

9 June

Embarked for England

Admitted to hospital

1916

15 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

1916

18 September

Granted leave to United Kingdom

1916

3 October

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1916

28 October

Transfer to New Zealand

H.S. Maheno

1917

1917

20 January

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. 6.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “William Donaldson CALDWELL (4/1643)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2021 (2009). Accessed: 15 June 2021. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=97