Olo Yrio Saren

Alias Yrja, Yrjo; Olo George

Born 23.04.1896

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Carl or Karlo Juhan Saren

Arrived at Australia
from Marseilles, France
on 23.12.1913
per Albyn
disembarked at Fremantle, WA

Residence before enlistment Western Australia

Occupation 1916 wood cutter, 1922 yardman, 1931 labourer, 1942 cleaner

Service 1
service number 5468
enlisted 3.02.1916
POE Perth
unit 11th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
casualties WIA 1916, 1917
final fate RTA 31.01.1918
discharged 2.10.1918 MU

Service 2 (Home service)
enlisted 18.12.1918
POE Cottesloe Beach, WA
unit 24 Auxiliary Hospital
rank Private
discharged 21.01.1919

Naturalisation 1922

Residence after the war 1921 Perth; 1922 Bunbury, WA; 1931 Blyth, Victoria; 1934 Melbourne; 1939 Sydney; 1942 Melbourne

Died 1945, Melbourne


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Application to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Russian subjects enlisted in the AIF (digitised file) (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Application for living allovance (NAA)

Assistance and medical file (NAA)

Investigation Branch file 1 2 3 (NAA)

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Newspaper articles

Man fatally injured. - The Age, Melbourne, 9 January 1945, p. 6.