Robert OLSON

OLSON, Robert

Other Name: Oliver, Robert - Service Record
Service Number: 1396
Enlisted: 28 November 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 9 February 1917
Cemetery: Gore Hill Cemetery, New South Wales
Church of England A
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

28 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1396, 2nd Infantry Battalion
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1396, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee
9 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, 1396, 2nd Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1396 awm_unit: 2 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-02-09

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

OLSON -February 9 1917 at North Sydney Robert son of late Captain W O Olson aged 34 years from, illness contracted at Gallipoli 2nd Battalion AIF