John Matveichik

John Matveichik
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 6 May 1916, p. 23

Russian spelling

Иван Владимирович Матвейчик

Born 9.04.1881

Place Juszkowy Grud, Grodno, Belarus (now Poland)

Ethnic origin Belarusian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father William Matveichik

Residence before arrival at Australia Served 11 months in the Russian Imperial Army, was on active service at Port Arthur

Arrived at Australia
from Manchuria
on 26.06.1912
per Nikko Maru
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Ipswich, Guluguba, Miles, Qld

Occupation 1915 lengthsman, 1923 labourer, 1937 carpenter

service number 4465
enlisted 27.09.1915
POE Toowoomba, Qld
unit 26th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
casualties WIA 1917
final fate RTA 19.10.1917
discharged 22.01.1918 MU

Naturalisation 1923

Residence after the war Blackstone, Ipswich, Rosewood, Kapaldo, Monto, Brisbane, Qld

Died 4.01.1942, Brisbane


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Matveichek)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Blog article




Елена Говор, Белорусские Анзаки, Białoruskie Zeszyty Historyczne, 2013, no. 40, c. 53-108.

Newspaper articles

Rosewood. Accident. - Queensland Times, Ipswich, 30 June 1932, p. 10.