19/199 - Sapper

Claude Clarence

NEVILLE

6th Reinforcements

Timeline


1917

1917

23 April

Enlistment

Wellington Military District

1917

14 June

Initial training

Narrow Neck, Auckland

1917

15 June

Awarded 4 days confinement to barracks and forfeited 4 days pay for breaking out of camp

1917

26 July

Transfer to England

HMNZT 90 - Ulimaroa

1917

19 September

Awarded 2 days Ship Punishment No.5 for neglecting to attend church parade

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

6 December

Classified unfit for active service

1917

15 December

Embarked for England

1917

17 December

Marched in to NZ Sling Camp, Bulford

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

Marched in to NZ Depot, Torquay

1918

1 February

Transfer to New Zealand

S.S. Tahiti

1918

18 March

Granted sick leave

1918

15 April

Final discharge

End of Service

1918

15 May

Died of disease

Contracted while on active service, Thames

Resting place

Thames Shortland Public Cemetery, New Zealand

Grave reference

Plot 3671

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, “Claude Clarence NEVILLE (19/199)”, New Zealand Tunnellers, 2022 (2009). Accessed: 16 August 2022. URL: https://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/details.php?id=625