4/1443 - Sapper

William Frederick

LEAHY

1st Reinforcements

Timeline


1915

1915

5 October

Enlistment

Wellington 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

7 March

Stationed at Falmouth

1916

16 March

From the Front

The Company joined the underground warfare in the North of France

Chantecler, Sector of Arras

1916

23 March

Marched in to NZ Depot, Hornchurch

1916

29 May

Awarded 10 days detention and forfeited 10 days pay for creating a disturbance in a public thoroughfare

1916

30 May

Admitted to hospital with venereal disease

1916

19 July

Awarded 28 days detention and forfeited 4 days pay by Royal Warrant for conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline and 8 other charges, and also to pay 7/6 for barrack damages

1916

28 July

Marched in to NZ Depot, Codford

1916

29 July

Awarded 28 days detention for possessing cigarettes and breaking out of custody, and also to pay 4/6 for governmental property damages

1916

4 August

Detached under escort to Assistant Provost Marshall, London

1916

12 August

Returned to New Zealand as “Incorrigible”

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Willochra

1916

30 September

Final discharge

End of Service

Sources and bibliography

  • Nominal Roll of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1915. New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Wellington, Government Printer, 1916, p. 8.

How to cite this page

Anthony BYLEDBAL, “William Frederick LEAHY (4/1443)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2020 (2009). Accessed: 29 November 2020. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=478