Fritz Johann Jacobson

Alias Fricis Jakobson; Fritz Johanna
Born 24.05.1877
Place Vindava (Ventspils), Latvia
Ethnic origin Latvian
Religion Lutheran
Residence before arrival at Australia Served in the Russian Navy for 10 years
Arrived at Australia from England
on 4.07.1912
per Newbridge
disembarked at Bunbury, WA
Residence before enlistment Dwellingup, Albany, WA
Occupation Sailor, farmer
Naturalisation applied 1915

Service #1

Service number 6042
Enlisted 11.03.1916
Place of enlistment Blackboy Hill, WA
Unit 16th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917
Final fate KIA 11.04.1917
Memorial 26 Villers-Bretonneux, France


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From Russian Anzacs in Australian History:

The Latvian sailor and farmer Fritz Jacobson was twice denied naturalisation. He too was killed, at Bullecourt ...