Otto Harold Soderholm


Otto Harold Soderholm
NAA, B884 (WWII service records)

Born 20.09.1891*

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Father Harold Soderholm

Mother Ida Soderholm

Family

Wife Nellie Doreen Shepherdson, married 1925 Forster, Victoria; Children Dorothy May (1927-2010), Patricia Annette (1933-1976), Linton Robert (1938-2014), Kay Loraine (1939-2010)*

Arrived at Australia
from Uruguay
on 1.06.1914
per Gezina
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, Melbourne, Werribee, Nirranda, Vic.

Occupation Labourer, farm labourer

Service 1
service number 687A
enlisted 31.01.1917
POE Warrnambool, Vic.
unit 6th MG Company, 21st Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front 1918
final fate RTA 7.07.1919
discharged 5.10.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number V9158
enlisted 1.11.1940
POE Royal Park, Victoria
unit 12 GB, 3 GB
discharged 7.05.1946

Naturalisation 1916

Residence after the war 1919 Fitzroy, 1922 Forster, 1925 Fish Creek, 1937 Alberton

Died 7.01.1953 Alberton, Vic

Materials

Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised court martial file (NAA)

Digitised WWII service records (NAA) (includes WWI service records) (includes photo)

Group portrait of officers, Non-commissioned officers, and men of C Company, 22nd Battalion.E02422 &E02422K (reference image) (AWM)

*/ Information from family tree on Ancestry.com

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