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Roger Joseph Oliver

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roger Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Oliver AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rodger AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1184 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist Public - Sam - Other relative - 9 April 2016 - Military Personal file

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    3 April 1894 Public - Sam - Other relative - 9 April 2016 - Military Personal file
  • Place of birth
    Hunterville Public - Sam - Other relative - 9 April 2016 - Military Personal file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Post Office, Dannevirke Public - Sam - Other relative - 9 April 2016 - Military Personal file
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.L. Oliver (mother), Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Sam - Other relative - 9 April 2016 - Military Personal file

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1184 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Territorials Public - Sam - Other relative - 9 April 2016 - Military Personal file
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Roger Oliver was the son of Herbert and Emily Oliver, of Hunterville, New Zealand.

    First name is spelled Roger on Nominal Roll, Rodger on CWGC and Archway. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    L'Homme Mort British Cemetery, Ecoust-St Mein, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM II. C. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
17 September 2016SamHamiltonOther relative
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