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Henry OLSEN

Regimental number8012
Place of birthChristiania Norway
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYork, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, L Olsen, Christiania, Norway
Enlistment date30 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board SS Canberra on 23 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1918
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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