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Frederick William OLSEN

Regimental number2484
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlexandra Street, East Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Olsen, Alexandra Street, East Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPoolcapelle British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 1), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and kate Cronin OLSEN; husband of Clara OLSEN, Duke Street, Thompson Estate, Ipswich Road, Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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