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Regimental number5667
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address68 Rose Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Olvier, Church Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row C, Grave no. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Desmond and Elizabeth OLIVER, Sofala Street, Portland, New South Wales. Native of Mudgee, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3660 Sapper Ernest James OLIVER, 1st Tunnelling Company, killed in action, 17 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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