Oscar Bruno Knappsberg

AWM memorial panel 105

Oscar Bruno Knappsberg
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 19 May 1917, p. 23

Born 1890

Place Svatro (Mustio), Nylands, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Methodist

Father Frans Oscar Knappsberg

Mother Josefina Karolina Knappsberg

Arrived at Australia
on ca 1914

Residence before enlistment Kurrajong, NSW; Gladstone, Qld

Occupation Labourer

service number 6096
enlisted 7.09.1916
POE Bundaberg, Qld
unit 25th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate DOW 7.05.1917
cemetery 512 Grevillers British Cemetery, France

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)

The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of (6096) Private Oscar Bruno Knappsberg (AWM) (video)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

A mother's thanks. - Windsor and Richmond Gazette, NSW, 2 July 1920, p. 5.