Charles Gross


Charles Gross
(Australia's fighting sons of the empire : portraits and biographies of Australians in the Great War, Sydney, [1919], p. 211)

Born 13.05.1873

Place Narpes (?), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Methodist (?)

Father Karl Pieter Gross

Mother Marisel

Family

Wife Mary Gross (nee Sherriff), married 1928, Newcastle

Arrived at Australia
from Finland
on 17.02.1896
per Koplin Highland
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Maitland, Wyong, Nowra, Coffs Harbour, Macksville on Nambucca River, NSW

Occupation 1915 labourer, 1916 timber cutter

Service
service number 3153
enlisted 23.10.1916
POE Macksville, NSW
unit 34th Battalion, 15th Field Amb.
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
final fate RTA 23.07.1919
discharged 2.11.1919

Naturalisation 1915

Died 1963 Wollongong, NSW

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Blog article

Russian

English

Publications

Australia's fighting sons of the empire : portraits and biographies of Australians in the Great War, Sydney, [1919], p. 211.