Vallance Johansen

Alias John Vallance Johansen
Born 1892
Place Tenala, Turku, Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Mother Freefadlika (Frederika?) Johansen
Family Wife Dorothy Williamina Vera Johansen (nee Langley); 2 sons, 1 daughter
Arrived at Australia from Santios
on 16.11.1911
per Nortsec
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW
Residence before enlistment Broken Hill, NSW
Occupation Seaman, labourer
Naturalisation 1922
Residence after the war Adelaide
Died 1929 Adelaide

Service #1 – Depot

Service number S13141
Enlisted 13.09.1917
Place of enlistment Broken Hill, NSW
Rank Private
Discharged 22.10.1917 MU


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Newspaper articles

Wanted to go to Finland but reaches police cells. Not a Bolshevik. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, 19 June 1919, p. 2.