Gustaf Bloom


Alias Gustaf Eric (WWII)

Born 30.07.1897

Place Saltvik, Aland, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, NSW

Occupation 1916 bricklayer's labourer; 1942 radio mechanic and serviceman

Service 1
service number 1618
enlisted 24.02.1916
POE Newcastle
unit 35th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1918
final fate RTA 3.07.1919
discharged 4.10.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number V265483
enlisted 13.01.1942
POE Maffra, Vic.
unit 11 Tech Mn, signalman
discharged 4.05.1945

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Maffra, Vic.

Died 1963 Traralgon, Victoria

Materials

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Court martial records (NAA)

WWII service records (NAA)

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