A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
PFC Ollie Oliver Olive
PFC Ollie Oliver Olive was born 20 Jan 1896 in Stafford County, Virginia. He was the oldest of 9 children born to Richard Andrew and Minnie Francis (Sullivan) Olive. Richard was a carpenter and the family also farmed. Ollie worked the farm while his dad worked as a carpenter.
After entering the Army, Ollie was assigned to K Company 116th Infantry. He sailed for France with the unit aboard the USS Finland in mid-June 1918. PFC Olive was killed in action on 16 Oct 1918.