Jacob Gensberg

Alias Guinsberg, Ginsberg

Born 1872

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish


Wife Polly Ginsberg (nee Jacobs), married 1895 London; Children Israel Alfred (served in WWI), Harry, Rae, Rose

Residence before arrival at Australia London, 4 years

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 18.11.1895
per Fifeshire
disembarked at Melbourne

Residence before enlistment Melbourne

Occupation 1899 boot maker, 1916 fruiterer; 1930 hotel keeper

service number 5461
enlisted 4.04.1916
POE Ascot Vale, Vic
unit 23rd Battalion; Australian Veterinary Hospital
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 12.03.1918
discharged 21.06.1918 MU

Naturalisation 1899

Residence after the war Melbourne, Reid's Flat; Willawarrin, NSW; Kalinga, Qld

Died 6.04.1951, Brisbane


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Applications to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Repatriation Medical case file (NAA)

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