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Reuben OLIVER

Regimental number8987
Place of birthGullowa Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBushman
AddressWarrida Station, Murchison Goldfields, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Oliver, Warrida Station, Murchison Goldfields, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, Croix de Guerre, 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 November 1954
Age at death55
Place of burialBurra Cemetery, South Australia

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