NZAOC June 1929 to May 1930 

Personnel

The strength of the NZAOC on 31st May 1930 was 120 consisting of;[1] [2] [3]

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

Key Appointments

Director of Ordnance Services

  • Major Thomas Joseph King, NZAOC

Assistant Chief Ordnance Officer

  • Captain W.R Burge, MC, NZSC

Ordnance Accounting Officer

  • Lieutenant T.W Page, NZAOC.[1]

Ordnance Officer

  • Captain W. M. Bell, NZAOC.

Northern Command Ordnance Officer

  • Captain F. E. Ford, NZAOC

Central Command Ordnance Officer

  • Captain W.R Burge, MC, NZSC

Southern Command Ordnance Depot

  • Captain A.R.C White, NZAOC

Inspecting Officer Ordnance and Ordnance Mechanical Engineer

  • Major W Ivory, RNZA

Assistant Inspecting Ordnance Officer and Assistant Ordnance Mechanical Engineer

  • Lieutenant I. R. Withell, RNZA

Proof Officer, Small Arms Ammunition

  • Lieutenant M.J Lyons
NZAOC appropriations year ending 31 March 1930

NZAOC appropriations year ending 31 March 1930

Ordnance Depots

Northern Command Camp

All construction work was completed, and the buildings handed over to the Army.[4] [5]

Central Command Camp

The buildings, roads, etc in this area were maintained in good order, and a contract was let to paint a number of the buildings.[6]

Southern Command

An ordnance workshop was erected during the year, and the area kept in good order. [7]

Personnel Movements -June 1929 to May 1930

Promotions

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

Releases

  • 1009 Lance Corporal John Campbell Myers, 30 Sept 1930

Copyright © Robert McKie 2018

Notes:

[1] Retired 29 July 1929 “Appointments, Promotions, Resignations and Transfer of Officers of the New Zealand Military Forces,” New Zealand Gazette No 58  (1930).

[1] “Bibliographic Details,” The Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 88, 14 April 1930.

[2] “H-19 Defence Forces of New Zealand, Annual Report of the General Officer Commanding the Forces,” Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives  (1930).

[3] “B-07 Appropriations Chargeable on the Consolidated Fund and Other Accounts for the Year Ending 31 March 1930,” Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives  (1930).

[4] “Modern Military Camp,” New Zealand Herald, Volume LXVI, Issue 20324, 3 August 1929.

[5] “H-19 Defence Forces of New Zealand, Annual Report of the General Officer Commanding the Forces.”

[6] Ibid.

[7] Ibid.

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