David Borszcer

Alias Borszcar

Russian spelling

Давид Борщер

Born 1880

Place Bershad, Podolia, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 1.06.1915
per Medina
disembarked at Fremantle, WA

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation Musician, bandsman

Service (Home service)
enlisted 28.04.1916
POE Menangle, NSW
unit Australian Light Horse Band
rank Private
discharged Ca 11.05.1917 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Sydney, Tumut NSW

Died 1939 Tumut, NSW


Documents re military service (digitised file) (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

The Belgian Band. - The West Australian, 2 June 1915, p. 8

The Belgian Band. - The Daily News, Perth, 2 June 1915, p. 5

Musical notes. - Sunday Times, Sydney, 16 June 1918, p. 15

David and the harp. - Truth, Sydney, 18 June 1922, p. 11

Quarter sessions. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 August 1922, p. 5

Car fatality. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 April 1934, p. 14