Carl Eric Gyllensten

Carl Eric Gyllensten
(Courtesy of Michael Arthur-Kelly)

Born 14.06.1880

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 01.1912
per Orvieto
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney, Port Augusta, SA, Darwin, Papua

Occupation 1914 assistant surveyor, 1917 head chainman

service number 20495
enlisted 25.10.1917
POE Port Augusta, SA
unit AMC General Reinforcements
rank Private
place England, 1918-1919
final fate RTA 3.09.1919
discharged 4.11.1919

Naturalisation 1914

Residence after the war Berri, SA, Darwin, Port Augusta, SA

Died 5.08.1926 Adelaide


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Medical personnel administration files: ... [/4] 20495 Private C E Gyllensten (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

A count's romance. - Express and Telegraph, Adelaide, 6 November 1917, p. 3.

A count's romance. - Transcontinental, Port Augusta, 9 November 1917, p. 3.

The Count C.E. Gyllensten. - Express and Telegraph, Adelaide, 15 July 1918, p. 3.

A Russian count. - Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record, Renmark, 7 October 1921, p. 11.