John Matveichik

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
Naturalisation 1923
Residence after the war Blackstone, Ipswich, Rosewood, Kapaldo, Monto, Brisbane, Qld
Died 4.01.1942, Brisbane

Service #1

Service number 4465
Enlisted 27.09.1915
Place of enlistment 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


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.