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Oliver, Raymond Edward Creswick (1893-1916)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Raymond Edward Creswick Oliver, born 27 May 1893 at Bowdon, Cheshire. Son of Thomas Creswick Oliver, stock broker, and Maria Louisa (nee Mullins) of Netherlea, Parkfield Road, Altrincham, Cheshire.

 

Attended a preparatory school at St Anne's-on-Sea, Lancashire.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) May-July 1907. Subsequently attended Alywin College, Arnside, Cumbria.

 

Attended Pembroke College, Cambridge University.

 

WW1, 2nd Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade, 'C' Company, 2nd Bn. Died on 24 (or 28) August 1916, aged 23. Buried at Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

 

Commemorated at:

Loos Memorial, panel 129 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1766015/OLIVER,%20RAY...

 

St Margaret's church, Dunham Massey.

 

Altrincham & District Roll of Honour.

 

The Kings School and Alywin College old boys association: www.flickr.com/photos/seant_25/3230138302

 

Pembroke College, Cambridge: www.pem.cam.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Pembroke-Col...

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