Ernest Hyalmar Kortman

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
Naturalisation 1913

Service #1

Service number 1417
Enlisted 2.08.1915
Place of enlistment 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


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Newspaper articles

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