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Henry Oswald OLIVER

Regimental number6856
Place of birthNormanton Springs, nr Sheffiled, Yorkshire, England
SchoolPeckham Rye, England
Other trainingGlasgow Veterinary College, Scotland (Gold Medallist)
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationVeterinary surgeon
AddressCampbelltown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annis Oliver, c/o Mrs Ivens, Lower Norton, Warwick, England
Previous military serviceServed in the British Army; Captain, Cape Mounted Police, South Africa.
Enlistment date28 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6856A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1918
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot XVII, Row B, Grave No. 10), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie OLIVER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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