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John William OLSON

Regimental number4282
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesOLSEN (from Cemetery Details)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephonist
Address88 Princes Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Olson, 88 Princes Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 24) (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Olaf and louisa OLSEN, 88 Princess Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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