William Frederick Floessell

Alias Warren Frederick Flesselles
Born 12.08.1880
Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Father Ernest Wilhelm Floessel*
Mother Johanne Severine Johnsen*
Family Wife Lilian Maude Floessell (nee Buchanan), married 1908 Christchurch, New Zealand; children Brian (Cedric) Graham, b. 1909 and Ernest Bruce
Residence before arrival at Australia Was educated in Europe
Arrived at Australia on Ca 1908
Residence before enlistment Sydney
Occupation Civil engineer and inventor
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war Sydney
Died 24.12.1958, Sydney*
Cemetery Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia

Service #1

Service number 2165
Enlisted 20.03.1916
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit 56th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917
Final fate RTA 26.09.1917
Discharged 27.12.1917 MU


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Newspaper articles

In equity. - Sydney Morning Herald, 4 June 1910, p. 6.

New master university coaching college. - Freeman's Journal, Sydney, 17 July 1913, p. 25.

Floessel W.F. To the editor of the Herald. - Sydney Morning Herald, 5 October 1915, p. 5.

Saints and Soldiers (Harley Matthews). - World's News, Sydney, 12 October 1918, p. 29.