Wilhelm Lottanen

Alias William Lottanen
Born 1892
Place Vyborg, Finland (now Russia)
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Father John Lottanen
Mother Marion
Family 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
Naturalisation 1936
Residence after the war Newcastle
Died 13.10.1938 Mayfield, Newcastle

Service #1

Service number 7586
Enlisted 8.10.1917
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit 3rd Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1918
Casualties WIA (gassed) 1918
Final fate RTA 25.01.1919
Discharged 17.04.1919


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Newspaper articles

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