John Victor Snellman


Born 2.05.1894

Place Hango (Hanko), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Family

Wife Grace Snellman (née Smith), married 1916; son Herbert Victor b. 1918

Arrived at Australia
from South America
on 30.07.1912
per Ritchard de Solar
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Sydney, Newcastle, Kempsey, Maitland

Occupation 1915 fireman; 1922 postal assistant, 1930 tramway employee

Service
service number 2004
enlisted 22.06.1915
POE Liverpool, NSW
unit 20th Battalion, 18th Battalion
rank Private
place Gallipoli, 1915
final fate RTA 11.05.1916
discharged 26.09.1916

Naturalisation 1922

Residence after the war Sydney, Nambucca Heads, Ballina, NSW

Died 15.02.1973, Ballina, NSW

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Shellman in error)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Ancestry.com tree

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Private J.V. Snellman. - Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 29 July 1915, p. 6.

Private Jack Snellman. - The Maitland Weekly Mercury, 24 June 1916, p. 4.