Carl Alfred Vasele Claeson

Advertisement of Carl Claeson's business
(Nepean Times, 4 April 1936)

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

Service 1
service number 65732
enlisted 14.06.1918
POE 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
POE Paddington
unit 11 Garrison Battalion
discharged 10.11.1941

Naturalisation 1920

Residence after the war Penrith, NSW

Died 31.12.1968, Windsor, NSW


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.