Charles Rudolf Dumps

Born 18.12.1883

Place Saloz (?), Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Church of England

Father Adam


Wife Mary Ellen (nee Longstroth) Dumps (1882-1940), married 1915, Perth; son Cyril Charles Dumps, b. 1924, served WWII and daughter Ivy; wife Gladys Mary Thorn, married 1942, children Alice and Margaret

Arrived at Australia
from Antwerp, Belgium
on August 1909
per Ashburton
disembarked at Fremantle

Residence before enlistment Serpentine, Pingelly, Merredin, Narrogin, Perth

Occupation 1915 farm labourer, 1922 farmer

service number 4185
enlisted 9.08.1915
POE Perth
unit 11th Battalion, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Australian Mining Corps, 1st Australian Division Train
rank Private, Driver
place Western Front, 1916-1919
final fate RTA 12.05.1919
discharged 13.08.1919

Naturalisation 1914

Residence after the war Perth, 1922 Serpentine, WA, 1949 Mandurah, WA

Died 1967, Perth


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised application to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Department of Veteran Affairs file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

East Perth fire. - The West Australian, Perth, 14 April 1938, p. 22

Wedding bells. - South Western Advertiser, Perth, 11 December 1942, p. 1