Matthew George Lominoga

Matt Lominga
Daily Standard, Brisbane, 10 September 1934, p. 10.

Alias Matt Lominga

Russian spelling

Матвей Георгиевич Ломинога

Born 3.08.1894

Place Astrakhan, Russia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Methodist

Father George Prokopovich Lominoga

Mother Anastasia Bassonoff


Wife Phyllis Ignatius, married 1915; sons: Alexander Matthew Lominga b. 1916, George Lominga, b. 1920, Robert Lominga, b.1925

Arrived at Australia
from Harbin, China
on 11.08.1912
per St Albans
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Brisbane

Occupation 1916 motor car driver, 1925 motor car proprietor, since 1926 dance teacher and head of dancing school

service number 13479
enlisted 25.09.1916
POE Brisbane
unit 5th MT Company
rank Driver
place Western Front, 1917-1919
final fate RTA 22.09.1919
discharged 30.12.1919

Naturalisation 1921

Residence after the war Brisbane

Died 20.06.1962, Qld


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised father's naturalisation 1 2 (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Wife's alien registration (NAA)

Repatriation Medical case file 1 2 (NAA) (Lominga)

Pension case file (NAA) (Lominga)

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Newspaper articles (selection)

New dancing studio. - Daily Mail, Brisbane, 9 May 1926, p. 10.

Fame, but no funds. - Truth, Brisbane, 30 January 1927, p. 11.

Dancer's wife waltzed out of his life. - Truth, Brisbane, 20 December 1942, p. 16.