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John Borsoff


John Borsoff
(Western Mail, Perth, 11 August 1916, p. 29).

Russian spelling

Иван Борзов (Борцов?)

Born 1871

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Arrived at Australia
on about 1892

Residence before enlistment Marble Bar, WA

Occupation 1916 miner, 1925 prospector

Service
service number 4025
enlisted 12.05.1916
POE Perth
unit 32nd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
final fate RTA 1.06.1919
discharged 5.08.1919

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Old Shaw, Marble Bar, WA

Died 1942 Pilbara, WA

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Investigation Branch files 1 2 (NAA)

Assistance and medical file (NAA)

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Marble Bar news. - Pilbarra Goldfield News, Marble Bar, 9 December 1913, p. 2.

Red Cross fund. - Pilbarra Goldfield News, Marble Bar, 18 January 1916, p. 2.

For Empire. - Pilbarra Goldfield News, Marble Bar, 2 May 1916, p. 2.

Red Cross fund. - Pilbarra Goldfield News, Marble Bar, 11 July 1916, p. 3.

Men who have enlisted from the Pilbara district. - Western Mail, Perth, 11 August 1916, p. 29.

Sailors and soldiers. - Sunday Times, Perth, 18 February 1934, p. 11.