LIONEL BERNARD OLIVER

 

 

Born: 1889, Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Died: 2nd April 1918; age 29; KiA.

Residence: 101, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Company Sergeant Major; Service Number: 27472

Regiment: Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment), 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 1319, Army Cyclist Corps.

 

Grave Reference:

II.A.5.

Hautmont Communal Cemetery,

France.

 

Brother to CYRIL EDWARD OLIVER.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   61, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.

 

Lionel was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas Oliver, born Dublin, Ireland.

Ellen Oliver (nee Duggan), born Lambeth, Surrey.

Gertrude Maud Oliver, 13, born Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Edward Oliver, 7, born Lambeth.

Cyril Edward Oliver, 5, born Stratford, Essex.

Wilfred Oliver, 4, born Stratford.

Caroline May Oliver, 3, born Lambeth.

 

1911   India.

 

Lionel was 23 years old, a Soldier ranked Rifleman in The Rifle Brigade.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen Oliver – mother.

 

 

Lionel is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Pancras Catholic Church, Ipswich.

Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment), 2nd Battalion

 

 

 

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