Ernest Alfred Hvitfelt


Alias Hyitfelt (marriage), Whitfield (later used)

Born 4.02.1896

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish / Swedish

Religion Lutheran

Father Swedish, sea captain

Mother Finnish

Family

Wife Harriet Hvitfelt (née Foskett), married in 1918 in England

Arrived at Australia
from Norway
on 1914
disembarked at Melbourne

Residence before enlistment Gippsland, Riverina, NSW, Sydney

Occupation Labourer

Service
service number 6278
enlisted 1.05.1916
POE Sydney
unit 2nd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
casualties WIA, 1917
awards Military Medal (LG 19/06/1919)
final fate RTA 26.07.1919
discharged 11.11.1919

Naturalisation 1920

Residence after the war 1927 South Kensington, 1967 Merrylands, NSW

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised recommendation for award (AWM)

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