Matthew George Lominoga

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
Naturalisation 1921
Residence after the war Brisbane
Died 20.06.1962, Qld

Service #1

Service number 13479
Enlisted 25.09.1916
Place of enlistment Brisbane
Unit 5th MT Company
Rank Driver
Place Western Front, 1917-1919
Final fate RTA 22.09.1919
Discharged 30.12.1919


Blog article



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.