James OLSON

Badge Number: 574
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OLSON, James

Service Number: 562
Enlisted: 9 December 1914
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Born: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 24 March 1892
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia, 22 February 1968, aged 75 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Murray Bridge (Adelaide Road) Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 1 Service

9 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 562
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 562, 11th Light Horse Regiment
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 562, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
2 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 562, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Transferred to machine gun section.
11 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 562, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
14 Jan 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 562, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
12 Oct 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 562

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Biography contributed by Zidane McNamara

AKA Einar James OLSON