Private W J Oliphant

2 Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

 

Pte Oliphant, who had transferred from 11 to 2 Battalion, was reported missing, aged 38, on 18 August 1916 at Longueval during the Battle of the Somme. He is buried at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval.

 

Faces of the First World War

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