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Oskar ENGELSTAD

Regimental number5792
Place of birthSkein, Norway
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionProtestant
OccupationMiner
AddressTelarah, Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Engelstad, 3 Stephen Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurs
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No 2), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ola and Maren Engelstad; Wife: Cora H. Smith (formerly Engelstad), Strazule, Dowell Street, Chatswood, New South Wales. Native of Norway
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFamily name recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as ENGLESTAD.

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