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William Oliver Riddell

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Portraits of South African War service personnel. St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co.p. 45. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Oliver AWMM
  • Surname
    Riddell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    94 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 December 1867 AWMM Island BayWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr James Riddell, Waverley, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Relief of Kimberley AWMM
    • Driefontein AWMM
    • Johannesburg AWMM
    • Diamond Hill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    94 AWMM
  • Military service
    Wairoa Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Farmer/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Riddell was present at Kimberley Camp in February 1900.

    He left South Africa aboard the S.S. 'Harleck Castle' AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Masterton Cemetery, Archer Street, Masterton, Wairarapa District, New Zealand AWMM Block K, Row 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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