Albert Matson

Born 9.06.1884
Place Vaasa, Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Father Mathias Toyna Matson
Mother Maria

Wife Linda Matson (née Moore Schneider), married in 1923

Residence before arrival at Australia After leaving Finland was in the USA for 8 years sailing on American ships on US coast, Hawaiian, South American and Fijian Islands
Arrived at Australia from London
on 12.10.1915
per Benalla
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney
Occupation 1915 seaman, 1940 casual worker, a licensed dealer, 1943 seaman
Naturalisation 1940
Residence after the war Sydney
Died 1948 REdfern, Sydney

Service #1

Service number 342
Enlisted 16.10.1915
Place of enlistment Holsworthy, NSW
Unit 1st Tunnelling Company
Rank Sapper
Place Western Front, 1916-1919
Final fate RTA 20.04.1919
Discharged 26.07.1919

Service #2 – WWII

Service number N388859
Enlisted 1942
Place of enlistment Paddington, NSW
Unit 11th GB
Discharged 1942


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