The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Oliver
First Name:
Stirling John
Nick Name:
Stirl
Rank:
Acting Corporal (Promoted on 27.12.1941)
Regimental #:
WX12628
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
9.05.1941
DOB:
1.02.1904
Place of Birth:
Boulder, Western Australia
Father's Name:
George Oliver
Mothers's Name:
Alma Oliver
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Shop Assistant
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 41.
Cause of Death:
Wounded in action at Ulu Pandanon 11.2.1942
Place of Death:
Singapore
Date of Death:
13.03.1942

General Description

The Oliver family resided in Boulder where Stirling’s father was a miner.  Stirling was one of several children, including sister Florence Mary who was born in Boulder.

 

In 1925 Stirling married Wilma Mildred Herbert.  Prior to enlisting, Stirling Oliver was residing at Aberdeen Street Albany with his wife and family.  He was employed as a shop assistant.

Wilma Oliver died in 1977.

Oliver, Stirling John

 

 

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