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Full Name
Ernest Bailey Oliver
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Ernest Bailey
Surname
Oliver
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12635
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Shepherd
Next of Kin
W. Oliver (father), Woodville, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
Embarkation Date
6 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Mokoia or Navua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
31
Page on Nominal Roll
3
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
25 April 1919
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1919
Cause of Death
Accidentally killed on active service
Cemetery Name
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
P. 17.
Biographical Notes
  • Ernest Oliver was the son of William Oliver and Hannah Jane Oliver. Born in England.
  • Accidentally killed (run over by limber)
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Further References
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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