Oscar Backman Unknown date of birth - 26 March 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number23/365 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMBlaketownGreymouthNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Florence Backman (wife)30 Hospital StreetGreymouthNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 9 October 1915 AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number23/365 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMHMNZT 30 HMNZT 31 HMNZT 32 HMNZT 33 HMNZT 34 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 9 October 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMMStretcher-bearers AWMMMaunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMMDied of injuries AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman 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 Contribute › Cemetery nameMaple Leaf CemeteryComines-WarnetonHainautBelgium AWMM Grave referenceM. 14. AWMM Memorial Contribute › 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=22271887Archives NZ 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.