Roll of Honour Charles Christian Olsen

Service number 3898
Rank Driver
Unit 4th Australian Divisional Ammunition Column
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 12 June 1917
Place of Death Belgium
Cause of Death Killed in action
Place of Association Nar Nar Goon, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Westhof Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Charles Christian Olsen's name is located at panel 21 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Charles Christian Olsen's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Mon 29 May 2023 at 12:26am
  • Wed 26 July 2023 at 4:15am
  • Thu 28 September 2023 at 8:41pm
  • Tue 09 January 2024 at 4:45am
  • Sat 20 April 2024 at 12:13am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.