Albert Matson


Born 9.06.1884

Place Vaasa, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Mathias Toyna Matson

Mother Maria

Family

Wife Linda Matson (née Moore Schneider), married in 1923

Residence before arrival at Australia After leaving Finland was in the USA for 8 years sailing on American ships on US coast, Hawaiian, South American and Fijian Islands

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 12.10.1915
per Benalla
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation 1915 seaman, 1940 casual worker, a licensed dealer, 1943 seaman

Service 1
service number 342
enlisted 16.10.1915
POE Holsworthy, NSW
unit 1st Tunnelling Company
rank Sapper
place Western Front, 1916-1919
final fate RTA 20.04.1919
discharged 26.07.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number N388859
enlisted 1942
POE Paddington, NSW
unit 11th GB
discharged 1942

Naturalisation 1940

Residence after the war Sydney

Died 1948 REdfern, Sydney

Materials

Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry 1 2 (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

WWII service records (NAA)

World War II security investigation dossier (NAA)

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