NZAOC June 1929 to May 1930 


The strength of the NZAOC on  31st May 1930 was 120 consisting of;

  • 8 Officers
  • 104  Permanent Other Ranks
  • 7 Temporary Other Ranks

Key Appointments

Director of Ordnance Services

  • Major Thomas Joseph King, NZAOC

Inspecting Officer Ordnance and Ordnance Mechanical Engineer

  • Major W Ivory, RNZA

Inspecting Ordnance Officer

  • Lieutenant A. de T. Nevill, RNZA

Northern Command Ordnance Officer

  • Captain F. E. Ford, NZAOC

Central Command Ordnance Officer

  • Lieutenant H. E. Erridge NZAOC

Southern Command Ordnance Depot

  • Captian A.R.C White, NZAOC

Assistant Inspecting Ordnance Officer and Ordnance Mechanical Engineer

  • Lieutenant I. R. Withell, RNZA

Assistant Chief Ordnance Officer Trentham Camp

  • Captain W. R. Burge, M.C., NZSC

Ordnance Officer Main Depot and Officer in Charge Trentham Military Camp

  • Captain W. M. Bell, NZAOC

Ordnance Depots

Ngaruawahia Camp

All construction work was completed and the buildings have been handed over to the Army

Trentham Camp

The buildings, roads, etc in this area were maintained in good order, and a contract was recently let to paint a number of the buildings.

Burnham Camp

An ordnance workshop was erected during the year, and the area kept in good order.

Personnel Movements -June 1929 to May 1930


  • 967 Corporal R.J Gamble to Sergeant 1 July 1929


  • 1009 Lance Corporal John Campbell Myers, 30 Sept 1930
  • 980 Sydney Charles Tennyson, 1930


Copyright © Robert McKie 2018


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