Jack Trinkoon


Alias Ivan, John Trinkoon

Russian spelling

Иван Иванович Тринкун

Born 1896

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Polish / Russian

Religion Roman Catholic

Father John Trinkoon, b. Vilnius

Mother Stanislawa Bachansky

Family

Wife Matilda Jane Stokes (married 1921); son Thomas John Trinkoon, b. 1921 Bulimba, Qld, daughter Yvonne Veronica

Arrived at Australia
from Moji, Japan
on 5.04.1911
per Yawata Maru
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Brisbane

Occupation 1915 station hand, 1916 carpenter, 1925 cabinetmaker, 1943-1954 motor body builder

Service 1 (Depot)
service number 4261
enlisted 16.12.1915
POE Brisbane
unit 25th Battalion
rank Private
final fate 1.06.1916 deserted
discharged 13.09.1916 services no longer required

Service 2
service number 2114
enlisted 16.12.1916
POE Brisbane
unit Camel Corps; 14th Australian General Hospital
rank Private
place Egypt 1917-1919
final fate RTA 2.08.1919
discharged 14.10.1919

Naturalisation enlisted as naturalised British subject (father naturalised in 1913)

Residence after the war 1946 Kelvin Grove, Brisbane

Died 5.08.1989, Brisbane

Materials

Digitised service records 1 2 (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Court martial file (NAA)

Medical case file 1 2 3 4 (NAA)

Pension case file 1 2 3 (NAA)

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Car driver on charge of manslaughter. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 28 March 1938, p. 13.

Motorist found not guilty. - Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 29 March 1938, p. 8.

Car broke down and home burned. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 29 September 1938, p. 11.

This meant a living to two men - But nothing to city council. - Truth, Brisbane, 29 January 1939, p. 13.

Repairing allied bomber cabins. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 28 August 1943, p. 1.

Fire damage. - Brisbane Telegraph, 10 November 1953, p. 10.