Boris Soans

AWM memorial panel 121

Born 1886

Place Revel (Tallinn), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Church of England

Father Anton Tonis Soans

Mother Paula Soans

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Port Adelaide, SA

Occupation Seaman

service number 622
enlisted 16.07.1915
POE Keswick, SA
unit 32nd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916
final fate KIA 20.07.1916
cemetery 7 V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery, France

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


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army pay file (NAA)

Digitised Red Cross wounded and missing file (AWM)

South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau file

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

'It's a fine fit". Overcoat and shirts stolen. - Daily Herald, Adelaide, 18 July 1914, p. 6