August Arreta

Born 26.11.1880

Place Haapsalu, Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Lutheran

Arrived at Australia
from Haapsalu, Estonia
on 25.05.1911
per John Hardy
disembarked at Fremantle, WA

Residence before enlistment Mornington, WA; Port Pirie, Port Augusta, SA

Occupation 1914 labourer, 1922 wharf labourer

service number 1304
enlisted 17.12.1914
POE Oaklands, Adelaide
unit 10th Battalion, 50th Battalion, 44th Battery 24th Howitzer Brigade
rank Private, Gunner
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916
casualties WIA 1915, accident 1916
final fate RTA 22.02.1917
discharged 2.11.1917

Naturalisation applied 1914

Residence after the war Port Adelaide, SA

Died 24.11.1922 at Port Adelaide; buried at Cheltenham, South Australia


Digitised service records (Includes naturalisation application) (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army pay file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Port Adelaide. - The Register, Adelaide, 9 February 1923, p. 11