Gustaf Adolph Peterson


Born 1876

Place Vyborg, Finland (now Russia)

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Family

Wife Johanna Peterson (nee Kelly), married 1907, Newcastle; children Aura b. 1907, Gustave Reinhold b. 1909, Siamia b. 1911, Edwin Howard (1914-1916), Eric b. 1917

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, Brisbane

Occupation Carpenter, joiner

Service 1 (Depot)
enlisted 24.11.1916
POE Brisbane
unit Naval Bridging Train
rank Private
discharged 5.05.1917 (disbandment of unit)

Service 2
service number 19470
enlisted 18.05.1917
POE Brisbane
unit 8th Field Company Engineers
rank Sapper
place Western Front, 1918
final fate RTA 7.02.1919
discharged 27.04.1919 MU

Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject (naturalisation was not found)

Residence after the war Brisbane, Sydney

Died 24.01.1938, Sydney

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Blog article

Russian

English