Karl Alksen

Born 17.02.1872
Place Vindava (Ventspils), Latvia
Ethnic origin Latvian
Religion Lutheran
Father Andrew Alksen
Mother Minnie
Arrived at Australia from Eureka
on 28.07.1916
per Amazon
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney
Occupation 1916 labourer, 1919 sailor
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war 1919 Newcastle, 1920 Sydney, Newcastle, 1921 Melbourne
Died 1924 Cheltenham, Victoria
Cemetery Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery, Cheltenham, Vic.

Service #1

Service number 6028
Enlisted 16.08.1916
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit 22nd Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917-1919
Casualties WIA 1917 & 1918 (gassed 2 times)
Final fate RTA 6.05.1919
Discharged 19.09.1919


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