Paul Drachuk

Russian spelling Павел Федорович Драчук
Born 27.01.1889
Place Kishinev, Bessarabia (now Moldova)
Ethnic origin Moldavian / Russian
Religion Russian Orthodox

in 1916: wife Raisa Drachuk, Harbin, China, daughter Barbara; 1923 married Olga Vladimirovna Baranovskaia, daughter Rimma born 1924; by 1930 wife Elena

Residence before arrival at Australia Served as a wireless operator in Russo-Japanese war
Arrived at Australia from Far East
on 10.11.1915
per Empire
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney
Occupation 1916-1920: wireless operator, telegraphist, engineer; 1930 economist
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war Sydney, 23.07.1921 embarked for Naples per Osterley; lived in the USSR, Moscow; in 1930 worked in the USA
Died 1952, Moscow

Service #1

Service number 14488
Enlisted 3.04.1916
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit 1st Wireless Squadron
Rank Sapper
Place India, 1916-1918
Final fate RTA 27.03.1918
Discharged 5.06.1918


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Newspaper articles

P. Drachuk, T. Ponomarenko. How we treat Russians in Australia. - Labor News (Sydney), 17 May 1919, p. 5.