John Gustaf Graubin

Alias Grouben
Born 1883
Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Father Otto (Gustaf) Graubin
Arrived at Australia from Callao
on 7.04.1909
per Eudora
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Melbourne
Occupation Sailor, farm labourer
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Service #1

Service number 2175
Enlisted 11.05.1916
Place of enlistment Melbourne
Unit 59th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1916-1917
Final fate KIA 26.09.1917
Memorial 29 The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium


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From Russian Anzacs in Australian History:

G. Atkins wrote: 'Graubin ... was killed at Polygon Wood so I was informed by his mates. ... Ryan, Graubin and my brother (killed 25.9.17) were mates'.