Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 24 April 1915, p. 23
Place Odessa, Ukraine
Ethnic origin Russian / Polish
Religion Roman Catholic & Greek Catholic
Arrived at Australia
per Yawata Maru
disembarked at Brisbane
Residence before enlistment Brisbane, Cairns and district, Figtree Creek near Cairns
Occupation 1910 fitter; 1914 sugarcane farmer, 1915 fitter, surveyor; 1925 overseer, 1937 labourer
Service service number 1994
POE Cairns, Qld
unit 25th Battalion, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 4th DAC, 4th Division Signals Company
rank EDP/Corporal, Gunner, EDP Sergeant, A/Bombardier, Bombardier, 2/Corporal
place Western Front, 1917-1918
final fate RTA 6.11.1918
Residence after the war 1920 Brisbane, 1924, 1937 Ayr, Qld
Died 18.01.1944, Qld
Digitised naturalisation (NAA)
Group portrait of the 8th Medium Trench Mortar Battery. E01974 (AWM)
Personal notes. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 6 July 1918, p. 7.
Johnston shire. ... Overseer complemented. - The Northern Herald, Cairns, 8 March 1922, p. 10.
Mr. Nicholas Gulevich. - The Northern Miner, Charters Towers, 16 May 1925, p. 2.
From Russian Anzacs in Australian History:
But suspicions often had tragic outcomes. Nicholas Gulevich, an educated man and a good gunner, was invalided back to Australia in 1918 after suddenly developing traumatic neurasthenia. His medical history has only a brief reference to its possible causes, stating that he was 'well ... until April 1918 -- mistaken for spy -- very nervy'.