4/1280 - Sapper

Patrick

JONES

Main Body - Section No.1

Timeline


1915

1915

5 October

Enlistment

Auckland 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

12 April

Admitted to hospital with bronchitis

1916

10 May

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1916

25 July

Detached to Segregation Camp, Etaples

1916

12 August

Marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples

1916

21 August

Admitted to hospital with bronchitis

1916

1 September

Embarked for England

1916

7 September

Admitted to hospital

1916

11 September

Granted leave

1916

26 September

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1916

30 September

Admitted to hospital with bronchitis

1916

23 October

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1916

16 November

From the Front

The Company began the operations to connect old underground quarries in Arras in order to accommodate thousands of soldiers for an upcoming battle

1917

1917

22 January

Classified unfit for active service

1917

17 March

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Maunganui

1917

8 June

Final discharge

End of Service

Decoration

British War Medal
British War Medal

Victory Medal
Victory Medal

Sources and bibliography

  • Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga, AABK 18805 W5541 74/0061877, Military Personnel File: Patrick JONES - 4/1280.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Online Cenotaph He Toa Taumata Rau: Patrick JONES.
  • Nominal Roll of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1915. New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Wellington, Government Printer, 1916, p. 1.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “Patrick JONES (4/1280)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 24 October 2020. URL: http://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=429