John Gustaf Graubin

AWM memorial panel 167

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

service number 2175
enlisted 11.05.1916
POE 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

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised Red Cross wounded and missing file (AWM)

Roll of Honour (AWM)

Wills of Deceased Members of the Military Forces (NAA)

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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'.