William Eller

Alias Gustave Wilhelm Eller

Born 29.05.1884

Place Dago (Hiiumaa), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Presbyterian

Arrived at Australia
from Russia
on 17.01.1906
per Isle of Arran
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Scarborough, Killingworth, Barnsley, NSW

Occupation 1912 coal miner; 1916 miner, 1930 labourer

service number 5530
enlisted 8.05.1916
POE Teralba, NSW
unit 1st Tunnelling Company
rank Sapper
place Western Front, 1917-1919
casualties WIA 1917, 1918
final fate RTA 31.05.1919
discharged 11.01.1920

Naturalisation 1912

Residence after the war Neath, NSW

Died 23.03.1936, Kurri Kurri, NSW


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry 1 2 (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

District casualties. - Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 9 April 1917, p. 5.

Barnsley heroes. - Newcastle Sun, 7 July 1919, p. 5.

Here and there. - Newcastle Sun, 11 September 1919, p. 2.