Born 1873 (enlistment WWI); 1859 (alien registration)
Place Nienstaught, Russia [Neustadt (Taurage), Lithuania?]
Ethnic origin Jewish
Father Simon Lazarus
Wife Johanna Lazarus (nee Boon, married name Burrows), married 1894, Adelaide; children in 1918: Louis (b. 1895), David (b. 1896), Gertude (b. 1898), Harris (b. 1899), Leon (b. 1901, later changed name to Wilson), Maurice (b. 1903), James (b. 1904), Freda (b. 1906), Robert Sydney (b. 1908), Ruby (b. 1910), Horace (b. 1913); Louis, Leon, and David served in the First AIF
Arrived at Australia
Residence before enlistment Bendigo, Vic.
Occupation 1916 marine collector, 1917 dealer; after 1918 poultry and pig farming
Service service number 3404
POE Bendigo, Vic
unit 58th Battalion
place England 1917-1918
final fate RTA 7.06.1918
discharged 17.08.1918 MU, old age
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war 1892 Murray Bridge, 1893 Nairne, 1894 Adelaide, 1896 Ballarat, 1903 Bedigo, Vic.
Died 11.06.1942, Ballarat, Vic.
Digitised service records (NAA)
Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)
Son's digitised service records (NAA)
Investigation branch file (NAA)
Alien registration (NAA)
Personal case file (NAA)
Family tree on Ancestry.com
Alleged attempt to commit suicide. - South Australian Register, Adelaide, 21 March 1893, p. 7.
Insulting behaviour. - Ballarat Star, 11 February 1901, p. 1.
Married man's patriotism. - Bendigo Advertiser, 8 February 1917, p. 3.
"Good enough for me". - Bendigo Independent, 8 February 1917, p. 6.
Farewell to soldiers. - Bendigo Independent, 21 March 1917, p. 4.
Family threatened. Returned soldier in court. - Bendigo Independent, 6 August 1918, p. 2.
Exchanges bomb for throwel. - Bendigonian, Bendigo, 15 August 1918, p. 4.
Imprisoned for assault. - Ballarat Star, 6 November 1923, p. 2.