Carl Alfred Vasele Claeson

Born 15.12.1897
Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish / Swedish
Religion Church of England
Father Alfred Claeson*/
Mother Lese Claeson

Wife Violet Ethel Claeson (née Thompson)

Residence before arrival at Australia Lived in Sweden as a child
Arrived at Australia from Hudiksvall
on 15.12.1914
per Songdal
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Penrith, Burrunjack, Penrith
Occupation seaman, 1918 labourer, 1930 fettler; 1935 fruitier; 1940 motor driver
Naturalisation 1920
Residence after the war Penrith, NSW
Died 31.12.1968, Windsor, NSW

Service #1

Service number 65732
Enlisted 14.06.1918
Place of enlistment St Mary, NSW
Unit 3rd Battalion
Rank Private
Place England, 1918-1919
Final fate RTA 22.08.1919
Discharged 7.02.1920

Service #2 – WWII

Service number N72674
Enlisted 1940
Place of enlistment Paddington
Unit 11 Garrison Battalion
Discharged 10.11.1941


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Carl Alfred Vasele Creason)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA) (Carl Claeson)

Application to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Personal case file (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

WWII service records (NAA) (Carl Alfred Claeson)

*/Family tree at

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Newspaper articles

Obituary. - Nepean Times, Penrith, 2 August 1930, p. 8.

Diggers' rummy party. - Nepean Times, Penrith, 29 July 1933, p. 1.

Change of business. - Nepean Times, Penrith, 8 June 1935, p. 4.