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Olaf Ernest OHLSON

Regimental number92
Place of birthNew Norfolk Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdvanture Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Olaf Ohlson, Adventure Bay, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBoulogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 172), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Olaf and Hilda OHLSON, Allonnah, Tasmania. Native of Plenty, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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