Ernest Hyalmar Kortman

AWM memorial panel 18

Alias Ernest Hjalmar

Born 15.04.1879

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Father Karl Frederick Kortman

Mother Karolina Eugman

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 1.09.1909
per Port Caroline
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA

Residence before enlistment Port Pirie, Yorketown, Edithburgh, SA; served 12 months in Colonial Light Horse & Imperial Light Horse (in Australia?)

Occupation 1913 labourer, 1915 fireman

service number 1417
enlisted 2.08.1915
POE Adelaide
unit 15th FAB, 25th FAB, 14th FAB
rank Gunner
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate DOW 22.08.1917
cemetery 19 The Huts Cemetery Dickebusch, Belgium

Naturalisation 1913


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army pay file (NAA)

Roll of Honour (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

For King and Empire. - The Pioneer, Yorketown, SA, 17 August 1918, p. 2.