Alexander Tuum

Alias Alex; arrived as A. Peterson

Born 5.07.1889

Place Kihelkona, Oesel (Saaremaa), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Lutheran

Father Peter Tuum

Residence before arrival at Australia Lived in America for 3 years

Arrived at Australia
from New York
on 10.01.1916
per Achilles (worked his passage as a carpenter)
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation Carpenter & seaman

Service (Depot)
enlisted 25.01.1916
POE Sydney
unit 17th Battalion
rank Private
discharged 28.03.1916 'not likely to become an efficient soldier'

Naturalisation 1923

Residence after the war Sydney


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Poison in beer allerged. - The Newcastle Sun, 29 November 1939, p. 6.