Axel Hjalmar Holmstrom


Alias Arthur Karlson (before enlistment); Joes Axel Hjalmar Holmstrom (naturalisation); Axel Hzalmar Holmstrom (service records)

Born 12.11.1878

Place Somero, Turku, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 8.11.1913
per Mareri
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW (deserted the ship)

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, Taree to Kempsey railway construction

Occupation 1915 seaman, 1920 AB seaman & labourer

Service
service number 4143
enlisted 8.11.1915
POE Casula, NSW
unit 19th Battalion, 5th LTM Battery, 18th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1919
casualties WIA 1916, 1917
final fate RTA 31.03.1919
discharged 1.07.1919 MU

Naturalisation Applied in 1920

Residence after the war 1920 Sydney

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

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