Charles Frank OLIVER


OLIVER , Charles Frank

Service Number: 3151
Enlisted: 3 November 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, 11 June 1894
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 17 September 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3151, Melbourne, Victoria
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3151, 57th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3151, 57th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Melbourne
17 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3151, 57th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Charles Frank OLIVER was born at Carlton, Victoria on 11th June 1894

His parents were Frederick James OLIVER & Alice HINCHLEY


Mrs J. F. Oliver, of 266 Harkly street, East Brunswick, has received word that her son, No. 3151 Private Charles Frank Oliver, of the 8th Reinforcemonts, 57th Battalion, was killed in France on Sept. 17. He was 23 years of age and enlisted in August, 1916. Prior to enlisting he 
was employed in farming work at Gisborne.