Leon Rothman


Russian spelling

Леон Абрамович Ротман

Born 6.02.1896

Place Odessa, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Father Abraham Rothman

Mother Shaindel Weissbein

Family

Wife Elsie Rothman (nee Meerkin), married 1917, children Samuel (1918-1919), Aaron (1919-1989), Samuel (1921-2013), Rose Ray b. 1923, Phillip (1925-1996), Abraham (1930-2011). During WWII Aaron and Samuel served in the AIF, Rose Ray served in RAAF.

Arrived at Australia
from Harbin, Manchuria
on 1.01.1914
per St Albans
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Brisbane, Sydney, Brisbane

Occupation 1915 jeweller, 1922 labourer, 1925 salesman, 1933 painter

Service (Depot)
enlisted 6.09.1915
POE Brisbane
rank Private
discharged 29.10.1915 (underage, parents objection)

Naturalisation 1923

Residence after the war Brisbane

Died 21.02.1953 Sydney

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Alien registration (NAA)

Wife's alien registration (NAA)

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