Stephen Loosgie

Stephen Loosgie
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 12 June 1915, p. 25

Alias Lutstschik, Looschik, Loosgic

Russian spelling

Степан Зиновьевич Лущик

Born 9.03.1886

Place Voloskovtsy, Chernigov, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Ukrainian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Zinovy Lushchik

Arrived at Australia
from Russia
on 2.01.1914
per Kumano Maru
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Many Peaks, Dayboro, Brisbane

Occupation 1914 railway labourer, 1915, 1926 labourer

service number 109
enlisted 20.02.1915
POE Cairns
unit 26th Battalion
rank Private
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1917 (twice), 1918
final fate RTA 20.10.1918
discharged 31.03.1919

Naturalisation 1926

Residence after the war Brisbane, 1924 left for Russia, visited Harbin, returned to Australia; 1954 War Veterans Home, Caboolture, Qld

Died 30.08.1963, Brisbane


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Loosgic)

109 Pte LOOSGIC - Application to Russian Army not approved (AWM)

Digitised court martial records (NAA)

Repatriation Medical case file (NAA)

Digitised travel documents (NAA)

Digitised alien registration (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper Articles

A man named "Ginger". - Daily Standard, Brisbane, 15 April 1919, p. 5.

District court. - The Brisbane Courier, 14 May 1919, p. 9.