Fridrich Grusausky

Alias Grusansky; 1920 name changed to Frederick Russell
Born 20.06.1891
Place Riga, Latvia
Ethnic origin German / Latvian
Religion 1915 Church of England; 1916 Lutheran
Father Frederick Grusausky
Mother Henrietta Erenberg

Wife Lillias Amelia Lawrence Russell (nee Frase), married 1920 Victoria, daughter Olga b. 1925; wife Dorothy June Russell

Arrived at Australia from Sweden
on 28.07.1911
per Hagen
disembarked at Melbourne (absconded from his ship)
Residence before enlistment Doncaster, Vic.
Occupation 1916 orchardist, 1924 hotel keeper, 1928 farmer
Naturalisation 1913
Residence after the war Anglesea, Bairnsdale, Anglesea
Died 1967, Anglesea, Victoria

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 12.07.1915
Place of enlistment Doncaster, Vic
Rank Private
Discharged 1915 MU

Service #2

Service number 1540
Enlisted 5.02.1916
Place of enlistment Melbourne
Unit 3rd Pioneer Battalion; 3rd MG Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1916-1918
Casualties WIA 1918
Final fate RTA 19.10.1918
Discharged 16.02.1919 MU


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