John Vaina Wilenius


Alias Johan Wilenius; Welinius, Walanius

Born 1888

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Protestant

Father Jowel Wilenius

Residence before arrival at Australia 1906 West Africa, 1909 USA, 1913 West Indies

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation Rigger

Service
service number 18312
enlisted 19.02.1917
POE Sydney
unit Anzac mounted division, Field Squadron Engineers
rank Sapper
place Egypt, Palestine, 1917-1918
final fate RTA 12.07.1918
discharged 1.10.1918

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Queensland, America (?)

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA) (Wilenius)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Court martial file (NAA) (Walanius)

Pension case file (NAA) (Wilenius)