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Oscar Backman

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oscar AWMM
  • Surname
    Backman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/365 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 July 1887 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Blaketown, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Florence Backman (wife), 30 Hospital Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/365 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of injuries AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Oscar Backman was the son of Nils Parson Backman and Hannah Backman, of Sweden; husband of Florence Backman, of 13, Martin St., Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1917 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    RouenFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maple Leaf Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM M. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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