Sergius Forster

Sergius Forster
(Victoria Prison Register, 1926)

Russian spelling

Сергей Форстер

Born 21.03.1893

Place New York, USA

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Nicholas Forster

Mother Ekaterina Forster (nee Rodionova), born Russia

Residence before arrival at Australia Left USA at the age of 18 months, lived in Russia for 7 years, then in Middlesex, England

Arrived at Australia
on ca 1914

Residence before enlistment Hillside, Clunes, Victoria

Occupation 1916 clerk, 1931 printer

Service 1
service number 261
enlisted 1.03.1916
POE Melbourne
unit 39th Battalion
rank Private, A/Corporal, T/2/Corporal, E.R.2/Corporal
place Western Front, 1916-1917, England, 1918-1919
final fate RTA 25.09.1919
discharged 5.01.1920

Service 2 (Home service)
service number 83469
enlisted 27.09.1920
POE Melbourne
unit Supply and transport unit
rank Private
discharged 5.08.1921

Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject; naturalisation 1931

Residence after the war Melbourne

Died 14.06.1935, Melbourne


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Pentridge accounts. Official to be tried. - The Argus, 19 December 1925, page 26

Misappropriation. Former public servant sentenced. - Advocate (Burnie, Tasmania), 20 February 1926, p. 5