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William John Oliff

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 551 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 551 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Oliff AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Jones Oliff AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/864 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 December 1895 AWMM AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Wharau, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry James Oliff (father), Holloway Road, Mitchelltown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/864 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      November 1917 gsw right hand AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      October 1917 severe trench feet AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Oliff was the son of Henry and Alice Oliff, of Wellington, New Zealand.

    Typo on the Nominal Roll, name spelled as William Jones Oliff AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 February 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Polygon Wood Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM E. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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