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Augustus Roy OLLIVER

Regimental number3296
Date of birth2 December 1897
Place of birthGoodwood Park, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood State School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationGlass beveller
AddressLeader Street, Forestville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs I A Olliver, Leader Street, Forrestville, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 135), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Augustus and Phoebe Ann OLLIVER, 80 Leader Street, Forestville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded, Pozieres, 7 August 1916; invalided to 13th Stationary Hospital, France, where he died, 12 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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