Axel Alexander Olin

Alias Alex Olin
Born 1879
Place Abo (Turku), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Church of England
Father Gustav Olin
Mother Anna Olin

Nephew Usko Leonard Salonen, enlisted together

Residence before enlistment Lived in Dunedin, NZ; 1916 Murrumbeena, Vic.
Occupation Seaman
Naturalisation 1908 in New Zealand

Service #1

Service number 551
Enlisted 18.03.1916
Place of enlistment 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 (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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