John Brostrom


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John Brostrom
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 25 September 1915, p. 24

Born 11.03.1894

Place Svatro (Mustio), Nylands, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Fredrik Fritof Brostrom

Arrived at Australia
from Durban, South Africa
on 5.05.1912
per Falls of Afton
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Sydney, Bundaberg Qld, Grenfell NSW, Bundaberg

Occupation Labourer

Service
service number 2692
enlisted 30.06.1915
POE Brisbane
unit 15th Battalion
rank Private
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916
final fate KIA 8.08.1916
memorial 26 Villers-Bretonneux, France

Naturalisation 1915

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

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