James Galbert OLSEN

Regimental number7093
Date of birth29 September 1899
Place of birthMt Kembla, New South Wales
Other NamesJames Jalbert
SchoolNulkaba Primary School, (near Cessnock) New South Wales
AddressCessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W T Olsen, Allandale Road, Cessnock, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 526 Private Alfred OLSEN, 34th Battalion, B Company, returned to Australia 19 February 1919; Cousin: 7062 Private Vivian Arthur JOHNSON, 17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement, returned to Australia 4 January 1919.
Date of death20 December 1962
Age at death63
Place of burialBeresfield Crematorium, Beresfield, New South Wales