George Gustafson


George Gustafson
Digitised service records (NAA)

Alias Gustavson; true name George Herman Bjorkbom

Born 3.07.1875

Place Ekenas (Raseborg), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Gustaf Bjorkbom

Mother Maria Wilhelmina Gustafson

Residence before arrival at Australia Served in the Russian Army, was in England in 1898-1915; in 1899 was 6 months in Australia

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 1.11.1915
per Pt Wt Quarie
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA

Residence before enlistment Port Pirie, SA

Occupation 1915 sailor, 1926 cook

Service
service number 4134
enlisted 29.11.1915
POE Adelaide
unit 27th Battalion, 4th Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1918
final fate RTA 19.10.1918
discharged 9.02.1919 MU

Naturalisation 1927

Residence after the war 1919 Adelaide, Port Pirie, Rufus Creek, Kangaroo Island, 1920 Neeta Bend, Tailem Bend, Adelaide, 1921 Adelaide, Tailem Bend, Whill, 1922, 1923 Chaffey, Wentworth and surrounding district, 1926 Woodlands Station via Wentworth, NSW

Died 19.09.1932, Adelaide

Materials

Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Court martial file (NAA)

Army payfile (NAA)

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