ENNIS William Oliver
16/582, Major, New Zealand Pioneer Battalion

Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 January 1918, p29
For excellent service as Adjutant for the Pioneer Battalion through the Somme operations and until his promotion to Major when he took command of a Company.  He did exceedingly good work with his Company  through the Messines operations.  Throughout his service with the Battalion he has proved himself a most reliable officer

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 December 1917, p13575
Mentioned in Field Marshall D. Haig's despatch of 7 November 1917 for distinguished and gallant service and devotion to duty during the period 26th February to midnight 20/21st September 1917

Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches
Diamond Jubilee Medal 1897

Born 29 July 1875 Ireland
Accidentally killed in motor accident in Auckland, New Zealand, 13 February 1926