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James OLSEN

Regimental number876
Place of birthNagambie Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDubbo PO, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs M L Olsen, Dubbo PO, Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 26 June 1915
Date of embarkation incorrectly listed on Embarkation Roll as 7 June 1915.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 May 1979

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