Charles Gerk


Alias Carl

Born 6.01.1879

Place Riga or Talsen, Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Christap Gerk

Family

Wife Margaret Annie Gerk (née Colbert), married 1928

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 1910
per Balasor
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation Seaman

Service
service number 1949A
enlisted 1.02.1916
POE Casula NSW
unit 1st Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
final fate RTA 12.06.1919
discharged 12.09.1919

Naturalisation 1933

Residence after the war Sydney

Died 19.09.1933, Sydney

Materials

Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Blog article

Russian

English