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
Naturalisation 1914
Residence after the war Perth, 1922 Serpentine, WA, 1949 Mandurah, WA
Died 1967, Perth

Service #1

Service number 4185
Enlisted 9.08.1915
Place of enlistment 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


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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