Garacime Gooshia

Alias Gooscha, Gerasim (shipping records); later used name John or George Gooshen

Russian spelling

Герасим Гуща (Гуша?)

Born 1.03.1884

Place Tomsk, Russia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Michael

Mother Afanasia Antonieff


Wife Anna Gooshen (nee Petroff), son Norman Gooshen, b. 1907

Arrived at Australia
from Far East
on 11.10.1912
per Empire
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Mount Morgan, Qld

Occupation Labourer

Service (Depot)
enlisted 17.02.1916
POE Rockhampton, Qld
rank Private
discharged 24.02.1916 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Mount Mulligan

Died 16.08.1925 Dimbulah, Qld


Digitised service records (NAA) (Gooshia)

Alien registration (NAA) (Gooshen, John)

Digitised naturalisation of wife (NAA) (Gooshen)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Central District volunteers. - Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, 18 August 1915, p. 8.

Central district volunteers. - The Capricornian, Rockhampton, 26 February 1916, p. 5.