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Richard Henry OLSEN

Regimental number3026
Place of birthWilliamstown Victoria
SchoolNorth Nar Nar Goon State School No 2914, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNar Nar Goon, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Olsen, Nar Nar Goon, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed North Nar Nar Goon State School No 2914 Roll of Honor, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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