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David James OLNEY

Regimental number4896
Place of birthYanac North Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressYanac North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr J Olney, Yanac North, Victoria
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 128), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen Jane OLNEY, Yanac North, Nhill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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