John Pollanen


John Pollanen
Service records B2455 (NAA)

Alias Juho

Born 21.03.1890

Place Kotka, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Mother Maria Pollanen

Arrived at Australia
on Ca. 05.1914
disembarked at NSW

Residence before enlistment NSW, Hornsby

Occupation Moulder, seaman

Service (Depot)
service number 3932
enlisted 29.10.1915
POE Holdsworthy, NSW
unit 20th Battalion
rank Private
discharged 27.01.1916 services no longer required

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject, applied for naturalisation in the USA

Residence after the war 1917 San Francisco, USA and sailing along the coast

Died 21.09.1927 San-Francisco, California

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Stabbing affray. - The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Parramatta, Saturday 7 August 1915, p. 8.

The Finn's fight. - The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Parramatta, Saturday 21 August 1915, p. 8.