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John William OLSEN

Regimental number3572
Place of birthSamford Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Olsen, John Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917

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