Hjalmar Nyman

Alias Hjalmar Nieminen (original name, changed to Nyman in 1915)

Born 21.09.1888

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion 1916 Lutheran, 1942 Church of England

Father Eric Nieminen

Mother Wilhelmina Hokeanen


Wife Olive Reta Nyman, married 1921

Arrived at Australia
from Cardiff
on 8.11.1910
per Avenir
disembarked at Port Adelaide, SA

Residence before enlistment Port Adelaide, SA

Occupation 1916 seaman, 1942 crane driver

Service 1
service number 1221
enlisted 29.02.1916
POE Adelaide
unit 3rd Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1919
awards MM (LG 17.06.1919)
final fate RTA 6.05.1919
discharged 27.07.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number S66798
enlisted 29.03.1942
POE Adelaide
unit 1st Battalion VDC
discharged 21.05.1943

Naturalisation 1913

Residence after the war Rosewater, SA; Moorabbin, Vic.

Died 1968, Chelsea, Victoria


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Niemenen)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA) (Hjalman Nyman)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised recommendation for award (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

Personal case file 1 2 (NAA)

WWII service records (NAA)

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