Wilhelm Lottanen

Alias William Lottanen

Born 1892

Place Vyborg, Finland (now Russia)

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father John Lottanen

Mother Marion


Wife Catherine Lottanen (nee McGirvan), married 1930, Mayfield, NSW; daughter Maree

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 16.07.1915
per Port Augusta
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation Fireman, labourer

service number 7586
enlisted 8.10.1917
POE Sydney
unit 3rd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1918
casualties WIA (gassed) 1918
final fate RTA 25.01.1919
discharged 17.04.1919

Naturalisation 1936

Residence after the war Newcastle

Died 13.10.1938 Mayfield, Newcastle


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Personal case file 1 2 3 (NAA)

Alien registration (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Mr. W. Lottanen. - Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 20 October 1938, p. 6.