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Rex Oliver

  • Service number
    • WWI n/n AWMM
    • 24/1125 Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Military Personnel Files
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rex AWMM
  • Surname
    Oliver AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI n/n AWMM
    • 24/1125 Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Military Personnel Files
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 June 1894 AWMM HaweraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI n/n AWMM
    • 24/1125 Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Military Personnel Files
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 15 September 1915 AWMM Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Found medically unit for service due to concussion and kidney problems.

    Did not embark overseas. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 Oct 1968 Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    75 years Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Marsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block 13 A, Plot 084 Public - Ross - Other relative - 6 January 2021 - Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 January 2021RossBulls NZOther relative

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