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Samuel Adolphus OLSEN

Regimental number7796
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address65A Harris Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, S Olsen, 65A Harris Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 27 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialH.C.C. Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 2), Ecoust-St.Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Lavinia OLSEN, Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales

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