Rifleman

Oscar Needham

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Needham, of Brynmelyn, Malvern, England. Born at Worcester, England. Served in Egypt and on the Western Front, 1916.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
26/877
Name:
Oscar Needham
Rank: 
Rifleman
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
William B. Needham (father), Great Malvern, England
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Farm hand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service
Date of Death:
19 February 1919
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
05 February 1916
Transport:

HMNZT 42
HMNZT 43
HMNZT 44
Vessel:
Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Section 37. Block 1. Lot 3.
Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
Oscar Needham
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