Bror Gustaf Selim Sjoberg


Alias Jim (James) Melton

Born 18.04.1882

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Father Julius Sjoberg

Family

Wife Hilda Emma Sjoberg (née Riddale), married 1919 in London, stayed in England

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Renmark, SA

Occupation Sailor

Service
service number 6833
enlisted 4.10.1916
POE Adelaide
unit 10th Battalion, 1st MG Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
casualties WIA 1917
final fate RTA 12.03.1920
discharged 29.06.1920

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Billabong via Mildura, Victoria

Died 23.07.1955, Mildura, Victoria

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

Personal case file (NAA)

Blog article

Russian

English