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William OLSEN

Regimental number2031
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMitchells Island, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Alsen, Mitchells Island, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other detailsName given on cemetery records as William A. OLSEN.
Date of death15 June 1924
Age at death35
Place of burialWauchope Cemetery, New South Wales

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