Saturday 28th January 1917

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

[Leap Year adjustment]
Fatigues to front line. 1st W.I.B. and 1st A.I.B changed sectors.

Tuesday 24th January 1917

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

[Leap Year adjustment]
Relieved by Ruahine Coy. 1st W.I.B. and returned to old billets in Fleurbaix.

Friday 6th August 1915

Friday, August 6th, 2010

The Coy spent the day in Happy Valley.
Sent to Sick Hospital  Cpl French.
                                 Pte Symes.
At 10 p.m. the Coy left Happy Valley to take part in the General Night attack.
The Coy acted as Battalion Reserve.
Battalion occupied ridge at the head of Chalik Dere.

Thursday 5th August 1915

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

The Coy occupied the Terraces on Quinn’s Post as Reserve to Australian Light Horse. At 9.45 pm. the Coy left Quinns and joined up with the Battalion and moved to Happy Valley.

Wednesday 2nd June 1915

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Courtney’s Post.
Major Cunningham takes temporary command of Wgton Infy Battn.
Capt. A. J.  Cross takes temporary command of Company at 4 p.m. 2/6/15.
Company in bivouac as supports for 48 hours after 48 hours tour of duty in fire trench.
Night passes quietly without incident.
Capt. A. J. Cross, Cmdg.
Lieut R D Hardie
Lieut W.P. Aldridge
165 other ranks
NC 1 K       [...]

Monday 26th April 1915

Monday, April 26th, 2010

W.W.C. Coy, Hawkes Bay & Machine Gun Section disembarked & joined the Bn. in the gully about 4.30 a.m. on the morning of the 26th. The day was spent quietly by the troops. Officers wherever possible carried out a reconnaissance of the position held by the Division. W.W.C. were ordered to take up a position [...]

Regimental Diary of the Wellington Regiment

Monday, April 12th, 2010

The Company Diary of the 7th Wellington West Coast Company written by Major William Cunningham ends on Sunday 11th April 1915.  The Company Diary resumes again on 2nd June 1915, this time compiled by other officers of the Wellington West Coast Company including Lieutenant Hugh McKinnon.
To cover the intervening period entries from the Regimental Diary of the Wellington Regiment will be used.  [...]

Thursday 1st October 1914

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

The Regt. proceeded by special train to Trentham where the day was well spent in musketry.

Tuesday 29th September 1914

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

The Regiment went for a march round Oriental Bay. The men of the other ships being mighty glad to stretch their legs.

Monday 31st August 1914

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Regiment marched to the Rifle Range. Company parades. Regiment returned at 4 p.m. During the day a guard was dispatched to Wgtn for the purpose of protecting the Troopships now in the harbour and ready for the troops.