Nils Arthur Erikson

Nils Arthur Erikson
Courtesy of Eric Erickson

Alias Erickson

Born 11.03.1895

Place Wessingsboda, Lemland, Mariehamn, Aland, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Eric August Erikson

Mother Hilda Wilhelmina Erikson


Wife Coral May Ericson (nee Lindley), b Hillgrove, NSW ca 1900, married 1921 in Perth; children Lindley Nils b. 1922, Eric Arthur James, b. 1925, Dennis Lloyd b. 1926 (two elder sons served in the AIF in WWII).

Residence before arrival at Australia Norway 6 weeks, South Africa 6 weeks

Arrived at Australia
from South Africa
on 2.07.1912
per Borrowdale
disembarked at Flinders Bay, WA

Residence before enlistment Bolgart, Kellerberrin, Bruce Rock, WA

Occupation 1912 seaman, 1916 farm hand, labourer, 1927 farm manager, 1937 carpenter

service number 6317
enlisted 10.11.1916
POE Perth
unit 27th Battalion, 28th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1919
casualties WIA 1917
final fate RTA 16.06.1919
discharged 31.08.1919

Naturalisation 1928

Residence after the war Bruce Rock, Kondinin, Perth, Narrembeen, Merredin, Cardup, Stoneville, Perth

Died 1968, Swan, WA


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Alien registration 1 2 (digitised) (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Personal case file 1 2 (NAA)

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