Tovio John Kallio

Alias Thomas John Kallio
Born 25.09.1893
Place Vyborg, Finland (now Russia)
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Methodist
Father John (Johannes) Kallio

Wife Nellie Kallio (nee Wood?), married in South Australia

Arrived at Australia from South America
on 12.03.1912
per Attair
disembarked at Port Victoria
Residence before enlistment Maitland, Yorke Peninsula, SA
Occupation Farm labourer
Naturalisation 1918
Residence after the war Burra, SA; 1948 Glenelg, SA
Died 1976, South Australia

Service #1

Service number 1298
Enlisted 24.05.1915
Place of enlistment Adelaide
Unit 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Rank Private
Place Gallipoli 1915, Egypt 1916
Final fate RTA 2.09.1916
Discharged 17.01.1917 MU


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Newspaper articles

Bolting horse collides with car. - Burra Record, SA, 2 September 1941, p. 1.

Presentation to Mr. T. J. Kallio. - Burra Record, SA, 31 August 1948, p. 1.