John Amolin

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
Naturalisation 1914

Service #1

Service number 1707
Enlisted 10.12.1914
Place of enlistment Adelaide
Unit 16th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Gallipoli, 1915
Final fate KIA 23.08.1915
Memorial 6 Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli


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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