Lars Otto Valentine (Otto) OLSSON

OLSSON, Lars Otto Valentine

Service Numbers: 2179, S68350
Enlisted: 11 September 1915, Enlisted - Adelaide South Australia - 1915.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Landskrona, Sweden, 4 July 1887
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Landskrona School, Sweden
Occupation: Munitions Worker and Labourer
Died: Cancer, Adelaide, South Australia., 10 March 1973, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Dudley Park Cemetery, South Australia
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World War 1 Service

11 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2179, Depot Battalion , Enlisted - Adelaide South Australia - 1915.
20 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Depot Battalion
16 Oct 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 16th Infantry Battalion, 16th October 1915 to 1st December 1915 – Private Olsson, SN - 2179, was transferred to the 1st Depot Battalion, then the 14th Reinforcement/16th Infantry Battalion until the 15th of January 1916.
16 Jan 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 32nd Infantry Battalion, 16th January 1916 - Private Olsson, SN - 2179 was transferred to the 3rd Reinforcements of the 32nd Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.
7 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2179, 32nd Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2179, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 48th Infantry Battalion, Private Olsson, SN - 2179 was transferred from the 32nd Infantry Battalion to the 48th Battalion.

World War 2 Service

8 Apr 1942: Involvement Private, SN S68350, 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
8 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN S68350
8 Apr 1942: Enlisted Adelaide, SA
20 Sep 1945: Discharged

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