Ernest Alfred Hvitfelt

Alias Hyitfelt (marriage), Whitfield (later used)
Born 4.02.1896
Place Abo (Turku), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish / Swedish
Religion Lutheran
Father Swedish, sea captain
Mother Finnish
Family Wife Harriet Hvitfelt (née Foskett), married in 1918 in England
Arrived at Australia from Norway
on 1914
disembarked at Melbourne
Residence before enlistment Gippsland, Riverina, NSW, Sydney
Occupation Labourer
Naturalisation 1920
Residence after the war 1927 South Kensington, 1967 Merrylands, NSW

Service #1

Service number 6278
Enlisted 1.05.1916
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit 2nd Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917-1919
Casualties WIA, 1917
Awards Military Medal (LG 19/06/1919)
Final fate RTA 26.07.1919
Discharged 11.11.1919


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