Carl Kills

Alias Killes

Born 29.07.1886

Place Voskovtsy, Volyn, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Ukrainian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Sergy Kills

Mother Katherine Provozek


Wife Mary Louisa Amy nee Todd, daughter Arie Amy b.1927, son Carl (ca 1928-1954)

Arrived at Australia
from South Africa
on 1910
disembarked at Port Adelaide

Residence before enlistment Adelaide, Port Pirie, Melbourne

Occupation 1915 blacksmith; labourer; 1927 carrier, 1931 dealer

Service (Depot)
service number 1092
enlisted 1.07.1915
POE Melbourne
rank Private
discharged 28.10.1915 unlikely to become an efficient soldier

Naturalisation 1927

Residence after the war Melbourne

Died 1969 Melbourne


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Alien registration file (NAA)

Investigation Branch file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Posing as returned soldier. Charges against a Russian. - Ballarat Star, 17 June 1920, p. 3.

Short weight firewood. - Prahran Telegraph, 1 October 1926, p. 1.