John Wathen


John Wathen
Alien registration SP11/2 (NAA)

Born 20.09.1887

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father John Wathen

Mother Mary Awalte

Arrived at Australia
on 10.1913
per Murtai
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, NSW

Occupation Sailor, ship's fireman

Service
service number 2408 (1927 ER)
enlisted 14.04.1916
POE Newcastle, NSW
unit 36th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
casualties WIA 1917
final fate RTA 28.03.1919
discharged 20.06.1919

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Yarram, Victoria; Newcastle, NSW; was interned in 1941-42; Sydney

Died 13.12.1964, Sydney

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration 1 2 3(NAA)

WWII internment 1 2 3(digitised files) (NAA)

Blog article

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