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Othenius Rudolf Olsen

Portrait of Lieutenant Othenius Rudolf Olsen, Archives New Zealand, AALZ25044 3 / F1370 59. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Othenius Rudolf Olsen, Archives New Zealand, AALZ25044 3 / F1370 59. Image is …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Othenius Rudolf AWMM
  • Surname
    Olsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20220 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 September 1881 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    14 September, 1881 Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Place of birth
    Norsewood, Hawke's Bay , New Zealand. Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Birth notes
    4th child of Andreas and Hanna (nee Hansen) Olsen Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne, New Zealand Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Post war occupation
    Schoolmaster at Mangapapa School. First principal at newly opened Awapuni School, Gisborne Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Andrew Olsen (father), Willow Park, Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Andreas Olsen Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20220 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    School Teacher at Central School, Gisborne Public - Jill Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 26 April 2017 - This oral history is from Joan Margery Fitzmaurice (nee Olsen), eldest (and only surviving) daughter of Othenius Rudolf Olsen. Joan lives with her daughter, Jill, in Napier, New Zealand.
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      52: 26 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2017Jill ElizabethNapier, New ZealandDirect descendant

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