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

service number 1298
enlisted 24.05.1915
POE Adelaide
unit 3rd Light Horse Regiment
rank Private
place Gallipoli 1915, Egypt 1916
final fate RTA 2.09.1916
discharged 17.01.1917 MU

Naturalisation 1918

Residence after the war Burra, SA; 1948 Glenelg, SA

Died 1976, South Australia


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Thomas John Kallio)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Crematorium index (NAA)

Blog article



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.