Karl Alksen


Born 17.02.1872

Place Vindava (Ventspils), Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Lutheran

Father Andrew Alksen

Mother Minnie

Arrived at Australia
from Eureka
on 28.07.1916
per Amazon
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation 1916 labourer, 1919 sailor

Service
service number 6028
enlisted 16.08.1916
POE Sydney
unit 22nd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
casualties WIA 1917 & 1918 (gassed 2 times)
final fate RTA 6.05.1919
discharged 19.09.1919

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war 1919 Newcastle, 1920 Sydney, Newcastle, 1921 Melbourne

Died 1924 Cheltenham, Victoria

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Approval for cost of maintenance whilst an inmate at Heatherton Sanatorium (NAA)

Blog article

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