Cecil Claude OLIVER


OLIVER, Cecil Claude

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 23 April 1915
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: 1892, place not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wireless Expert
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 22 September 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 23 Chaplain W.E. Dexter officiated Headstone inscription reads: He died for his country's freedom
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World War 1 Service

23 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant
12 Jun 1915: Involvement 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Jun 1915: Embarked 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Brisbane
22 Sep 1915: Involvement Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Edward C. and Elizabeth Oliver of 2 Chilka Street, Berhampore, Wellington, NZ

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal