Axel Alexander Olin


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Alias Alex Olin

Born 1879

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Father Gustav Olin

Mother Anna Olin

Contacts

Nephew Usko Leonard Salonen, enlisted together

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Lived in Dunedin, NZ; 1916 Murrumbeena, Vic.

Occupation Seaman

Service
service number 551
enlisted 18.03.1916
POE Murrumbeena, Vic
unit 39th Battalion
rank Private, Corporal, Sergeant
place Western Front, 1916-1918
awards MM (LG 4/02/1918)
final fate KIA 21.02.18
cemetery 339 Berks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) Ploegsteert, Belgium

Naturalisation 1908 in New Zealand

Materials

Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised recommendation for award 1 2 (AWM)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

Group portrait of the NCOs of the 39th Battalion at Neuve Eglise.E01527 (AWM)

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