Gusta Kaarna

Alias Gustav; Gustaa Adolf; Gustav Adolf

Born 22.07.1875

Place Kotka, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Residence before arrival at Australia Left home as a sailor when he was 12 years old

Arrived at Australia
on ca 1905
disembarked at WA

Residence before enlistment The Horseshoe mine, Bridgetown, Holyoake, Bunbury, Kalgoorlie, Fremantle, WA

Occupation Sailor, 1916 carpenter, mill hand

Service (Depot)
enlisted 8.02.1916
POE Perth
rank Private
discharged 10.03.1916

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject


Alien registration file (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Russian subjects enlisted in the AIF (digitised file) (NAA)

Military forces file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Police Court. A charge of wilful damage. - The Blackwood Times, Bunbury, 13 June 1913, p. 2.

Who's who in khaki. - Camp Chronicle, Midland Junction, WA, 23 March 1916, p. 2.