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John Oliver

Headstone, Exeter Higher Cemetery, (photo B. Blatt, July 2006) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Exeter Higher Cemetery, (photo B. Blatt, July 2006) - This image may be subject to copyri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Oliver AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ405314 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr James Edward Oliver (father), Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Oliver was the son of James Edward and Nellie Oliver, Blenheim, Marlborough. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Exeter Higher Cemetery, Exeter, England AWMM Sec.Z.K. Grave 87 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • A young fighter pilot who was flying as protection for King George 6th and Queen Elizabeth as they were travelling by train. Killed in an aircraft accident. A sad end.
    Public - john - Researcher - 7 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2441582
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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20 August 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
07 April 2015johnChristchurch new zealandResearcher

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