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William Douglas OLIVER

Regimental number228
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMining engineer
Addressc/o W J McFadden, Wellington Road, Eb
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, P G Oliver, Director of Mines, Northern Territory
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ann Jane OLIVER
Other details

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

Date of death8 July 1928
Age at death38
Place of burialBulimba Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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