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Wybrants Olphert



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wybrants AWMM
  • Surname
    Olphert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 September 1879 AWMM DerbyDerbyshire AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    SALVIA sank three German submarines before she herself was sunk by torpedo on 20th June 1917. AWMM
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined RNR 1902. Given commission in 1914 served on armed yachts. Sank U-boat in 1915 and awarded DSC. In command of Salvia sank three U-boats in 1917 awarded DSC & Bar. Was captured in 1917 POW to Armistice then repatriated to NZ. Only NZer naval POW of the First World War identified AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1939 AWMM
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