Alexander Stuhrit


Born 1882

Place Libava (Liepaja), Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Lutheran

Family

Wife Agnes (nèe Aitken) Stuhrit, married 1919 in Scotland; wife Mary H (nee Rodriguez) Stuhrit, married 1924 in New York, daughter Patricia

Residence before arrival at Australia Served for 4 years in the American Navy

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Port Adelaide, SA

Occupation Donkey man, marine engineer

Service
service number 7342
enlisted 16.04.1917
POE Port Adelaide, SA
unit 3rd Tunnelling Company
rank Private, Sapper
place Western Front 1917-1919
final fate RTA 27.11.1919
discharged 14.02.1920

Naturalisation Served as naturalised American

Residence after the war 1922 Newcastle, Cessnock; 1924 New York, USA

Died 13.09.1941, New York, USA

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army pay file (NAA)

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

A lively crew. And a terrible donkeyman. - Port Adelaide News, 16 February 1917, p. 10.

Missing gratuity bond. - Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 13 October 1921, p. 7.

An Ellalong trouble. - Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder, 14 April 1922, p. 8.

Alleged assault and robbery. - Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 14 June 1922, p. 6.

Trouble at Kaling. - Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 19 July 1922, p. 6.

Sent along for a month. - Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder, 15 December 1922, p. 10.