The AIF Project

George OLSEN

Regimental number155
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBalaklava, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Leah Olsen, Balaklava, South Australia
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be George Richard Olsen on NR
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEstaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christian and Leah OLSEN, Balaklava, South Australia

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