Leander Ludwig Wendel


Alias Wendell

Born 28.02.1884

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Matheus Wendel

Family

Wife Edith Albertina Wendell (née Hambley), married 1915

Residence before arrival at Australia Served in the USA Infantry for 3 years; lived in England for 4 years and in USA for 7 years

Arrived at Australia
from New York
on 5.12.1915
per Ben Lee
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Newcastle, NSW

Occupation 1917 rigger, carpenter, 1920 fitter and labourer, 1921 motor driver, labourer

Service
service number 18989
enlisted 6.06.1917
POE Sydney
unit 14th Field Company Engineers
rank Sapper
place Western Front, 1918
casualties accidentally injured 1918
final fate RTA 5.04.1919
discharged 12.06.1919

Naturalisation 1921

Residence after the war Newcastle, by 1950 Sydney

Materials

Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)