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
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war Mount Mulligan
Died 16.08.1925 Dimbulah, Qld

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 17.02.1916
Place of enlistment Rockhampton, Qld
Rank Private
Discharged 24.02.1916 MU


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.