Reginald Thomas OLNEY

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OLNEY, Reginald Thomas

Service Number: 5084
Enlisted: 24 July 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Colac, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Macleod, Victoria, Australia, 13 January 1919
Cemetery: Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery, Victoria, Australia
Methodist. B. 83. (GRM/3*).
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 5084, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
9 Sep 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 5084, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
9 Sep 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 5084, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoff Fuller

 

Medals awarded the 1914/15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal.

His parents were Charlotte (Harmer) Olney & James Summers Olney, they are buried with their son at the Coburg Cemetery.