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Courtesy of Osiph Rinkevich's family
Alias Served as Kaenolatr Gusloff; Kaspolet Gusaloff
Касбулат (Каспулат) Гусалов
Place Zelgi, Ossetia, the Caucasus
Ethnic origin Ossetian
Religion Roman Catholic (?)
Father Temirsultan Chermenovich Gusalov*
Mother Elizabeth Gussloff [Gusalov]
Widower, wife Kocher Gusloff, died 1911
Residence before arrival at Australia Fought in Russo-Japanese war
Arrived at Australia
from unknown, travelled aboard 'Kumano Maru' from Sydney
per Kumano Maru
disembarked at Brisbane
Residence before enlistment Cloncurry, Selwyn, Qld
service number 3646/03646
POE Charters Towers, Qld
discharged 2.06.1916 MU
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
* Information from 'Vladikavkaz family lists, 1886' (Ossetian Archives), kindly provided by Marina Plieva
Елена Говор, Осетинские анзаки. - Северная Осетия, 14 сентября 2007.
Eye for an eye. Rule in Russia. - Daily Standard, Brisbane, 22 July 1915, p. 6.
Northern Supreme court. - Townsville Daily Bulletin, 12 August 1915, p. 7.
Volunteers. - Evening Telegraph, Charters Towers, 10 March 1916, p. 2.
From Russian Anzacs in Australian History:
Lithuanian or Ossetian names underwent particularly strange permutations. Kaz-Bulat Gusaloff from the Caucasus was enlisted as Kaenolatr (later 'corrected' to Kaspolet) Gusloff; it is only from a note in Russian attached to his will that it is possible to work out what his real name was.