John Amolin

AWM memorial panel 78

John Amolin
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney), 16.11.1915
(Image courtesy of Kim Phillips)

Russian spelling

Ян Амолин; Latvian spelling Janis Amolin

Born 6.01.1889

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Church of England

Father John Amolin

Mother Anna Amolin (née Rosing)


Jan Rosing, cousin

Residence before arrival at Australia Left Russia in June 1907, went on a trading vessel between England and Germany

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 2.10.1911
per Empire Transport
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA

Residence before enlistment SA, NSW, Broken Hill

Occupation Labourer, miner

service number 1707
enlisted 10.12.1914
POE Adelaide
unit 16th Battalion
rank Private
place Gallipoli, 1915
final fate KIA 23.08.1915
memorial 6 Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli

Naturalisation 1914


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army pay file (NAA)

AWM Biographical file (NAA)

Investigation Branch file (NAA)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

For King and country. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, 21 October 1915, p. 2

Private John Amolin. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, 21 November 1915, p. 2