Oscar Backman Unknown date of birth - Died 26 March 1917 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number23/365 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesOscar AWMM SurnameBackman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number23/365 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Blaketown, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Florence Backman (wife), 30 Hospital Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 09 Oct 1915 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number23/365 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMCanterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 30 or HMNZT 31 or HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMMVessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMMRifleman AWMM; Stretcher-bearers AWMM; New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMMDied of injuries AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Oscar Backman was the son of Nils Parson Backman and Hannah Backman, of Sweden; husband of Florence Backman, of 13, Martin St., Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death26 March 1917 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathFrance AWMM Death notesFrance AWMM Cemetery nameMaple Leaf Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM Grave referenceM. 14. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Oscar Backman by laying a poppy. Edwin Alfred Backhouse Joseph Philemon Backhouse Oscar Backman Reginald Bernard Backman William Patrick Backous Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Oscar Backman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22271887Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C539Further ReferenceHMNZT 30 - The Periscope : unofficial mouthpiece of the 1st Battalion N.Z. Rifle Brigade (Earl of Liverpool's Own) and Divisional Ammunition Column -- At sea : Officers & men of the Reinforcement : 1915.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-82104Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 26 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.