Evert Isidor Backman


AWM memorial panel 78

Evert Isidor Backman
(Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)

Born 5.09.1880

Place Kristinestad (Kristiinankaupunki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Eric Handrick Backman

Mother Selma Josephina Backman

Arrived at Australia
from South Africa
on 31.07.1898
per Erinsiree
disembarked at Albany, WA

Residence before enlistment Wellington Mill, Karridale, Denmark, Yarloop, Canning Mills, Kirup, Manjimup, Cue, Morgan Hills, WA

Occupation Timber hewer, labourer

Service
service number 6721
enlisted 5.07.1916
POE Blackboy Hill, WA
unit 16th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate DOW 25.09.1917
cemetery 11 Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

Naturalisation 1915

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Western Australian military records (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

Blog article

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