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Ernest Wilfred OLLEY

Regimental number2712
Place of birthMornington Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
AddressMornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Robert Olley, Mornington, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Rolla Prov C
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 1 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ernest Wilfred Olley on NR
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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