60437 - Sapper

Alwyn Furniss

BAGSHAW

6th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

16 May

Enlistment

Canterbury Military District

1917

14 June

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

26 July

Transfer to England

HMNZT 90 - Ulimaroa

1917

25 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Christchurch

1917

23 October

Embarked for France

1917

27 October

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1917

10 November

Joined the Company

1917

11 December

Admitted to hospital with sprained knee

1917

20 December

Embarked for England and admitted to hospital

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

28 January

Classified unfit for active service

1918

2 February

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Maunganui

1918

28 May

Final discharge

End of Service

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Alwyn Furniss BAGSHAW.
  • 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, “Alwyn Furniss BAGSHAW (60437)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 29 November 2020. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=20