The Swedish New Zealander in the Great War – The story of Pvt Oscar Rinaldo Backman

Dr. Wendy Maddocks (Nurse Academic, Amateur Historian, Christchurch, New Zealand www.doctorwendy.net) In my research about the Swedes who fell at the Western Front in the Great War I have some Swedish born soldiers who emigrated to New Zealand. Dr Wendy Maddocks discovered the soldier Oscar Backman here on my web page, and through our normal … Continue reading The Swedish New Zealander in the Great War – The story of Pvt Oscar Rinaldo Backman