George Connand

Alias Karl Schultz

Born 5.05.1866

Place Warsaw, Poland

Ethnic origin German/Polish

Religion Church of England

Father George Connand


By 1918 was a widower with two children

Arrived at Australia
on 10.1910

Residence before enlistment Brisbane, Cloncurry, Qld

Occupation Labourer, fitter (miner)

service number 3136
enlisted 8.11.1916
POE Cloncurry, Qld
unit 52nd Battalion
rank Private
place England, 1917
final fate RTA 27.08.1917
discharged 20.11.1917 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war 1918 Rockhampton, 1919 Thornborough, Qld

Died 21.09.1942 Ipswich, Qld


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Personal case file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Returned soldier in trouble. - Brisbane Courier, 15 June 1918, p. 13.

A Western sensation. attack on a drover. - Darling Downs Gazette, 5 June 1922, p. 5.

Driver's fight for life. Giant Pole's attack. - Journal, Adelaide, 13 June 1922, p. 1.

Murder charge. - Daily Standard, Brisbane, 10 July 1922, p. 5.

"Liable to life". - Telegraph, Brisbane, 22 September 1922, p. 2.

Attempted murder. - Cairns Post, 23 September 1922, p. 5.

Criminal court appeal. - Daily Standard, Brisbane, 6 May 1924, p. 1.