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Oswald Albert Dryland

Portrait, O A Dryland, Motor launch, WW1 kindly provided by the Navy Museum (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number ABX 0110. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )

Portrait, O A Dryland, Motor launch, WW1 kindly provided by the Navy Museum (Copyright © Royal New Z …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oswald Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Dryland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI C/1086 AWMM
    • WWI MB1871 AWMM
    • WWI 1871 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
    WW1 C.H. Dryland (father), 12 Sussex Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
    WW1 14 October 1916 AWMM Motor Mechanic/Military 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Service Medals On Display, Naval Museum, Devonport, New Zealand

    Promoted Chief Motor Mechanic 1 October 1917

    RNVR - Palmer recruit enlisted at Auckland in 1916 - served with Alexander and was friends with him. We have a personal collection in the Museum - was serving at HMML Repair Base in September 1918 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    National Archives (UK). Military History resources.
    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/militaryhistory/?WT.ac=MHhomepage
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 22 AWMM
    • McEwan, J. (1995). Auckland Rockies : a history of Auckland's Naval Reserves from 1858-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Pyramid Press. AWMM

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