Johannes Benjamin Merkulski

Born 31.10.1881
Place Vaivara, Narva, Estonia
Ethnic origin Estonian? / German?
Religion Church of England
Mother Zolta (Lolta?) Merkulski
Family Wife Josephine Merkulski (née Hodgson), married 1922
Arrived at Australia from Liverpool, England
on 20.06.1903
per Natuna
disembarked at Melbourne
Residence before enlistment Ross, Tasmania
Occupation 1909 general farm and other work; 1915 blacksmith and farrier
Naturalisation 1909
Residence after the war Ross, Tasmania, since the 1920s Melbourne
Died 1962, Melbourne

Service #1

Service number 4742
Enlisted 14.06.1915
Place of enlistment Claremont, Tas
Unit 3rd FAB, 2nd FAB
Rank Private, farrier Sergeant
Place Western Front, 1916-1919
Final fate RTA 15.11.1919
Discharged 10.04.1920


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