Jacob Nevola


Alias Nevela, Nevalo

Born 16.08.1892

Place Vaasa, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran & Church of England

Father Jacob Nevola

Family

Wife Alice Nevola (née Newton), daughter Mary

Residence before arrival at Australia Was 6 years at sea; apprentice Mercantile Marines 7 years

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 1914
per Port Macquarie
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA

Residence before enlistment Port Adelaide, SA

Occupation 1916 fireman, 1921 labourer & fireman, 1933 gardener

Service 1 (Depot)
service number S970
enlisted 11.02.1916 (as Nevela)
POE Port Pirie, SA
unit 10th Battalion
rank Private
discharged 23.05.1916 not likely to become an efficient soldier

Service 2 (Depot)
service number S8937
enlisted 13.10.1916 (as Nevalo)
POE Adelaide
unit 10th Battalion
rank Private
discharged 5.12.1916 not likely to become an efficient soldier

Service 3
service number 5134A
enlisted 20.07.1917 (as Nevola)
POE Adelaide
unit 32nd Battalion, 50th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1918
casualties WIA 1918
final fate RTA 20.12.1918
discharged 1.03.1919

Naturalisation 1921

Residence after the war 1921 Adelaide; 1939 Kapunda

Died 25.02.1941, Renmark, South Australia

Materials

Digitised naturalisation 1 2 (NAA) (Nevola)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Nevela, service 1 and 2)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Nevola, service 3)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau file

Personal case file 1 2 (NAA) (Nevola)

Army payfile (NAA) (Nevola)

Family tree on Ancestry.com

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Chance to "steady up". - Register, Adelaide, 23 January 1926, p. 14.

Prosecutor's plea for mercy succeeds. - Advertiser, Adelaide, 24 August 1932, p. 11.

Had many previous convictions. - News, Adelaide, 20 April 1937, p. 10.

Man feared drowned. - Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record, Renmark, 27 February 1941, p. 1.

Body of missing man recovered. - Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record, Renmark, 6 March 1941, p. 1.