Alik Ostrinko

Alias Osmirko (WWI service), Alex / Alexay Zinovich Ostrinko (Ostrin, Ostren) (naturalisation)

Russian spelling

Александр Зиновьевич Остринко

Born 1895

Place Monastyrishche, Poltava, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Ukrainian

Religion Roman Catholic

Father Zinovy Nikiforovich Osmirko [Ostrinko]

Mother Daria Vaselunko [Vasilenko]


Wife Mabel Elizabeth Sievers, married 1928

Arrived at Australia
from Siberia
on 11.10.1912
per Empire
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Brisbane, NSW

Occupation 1915 labourer; 1928 photographer

Service (Depot)
service number 1285
enlisted 26.03.1915
POE Liverpool, NSW
unit 20th Battalion
rank Private
final fate Deserted 3.06.1915

Naturalisation 1928

Residence after the war Brisbane, Mackay, Rockhampton, Ayr, Home Hill, Qld

Died 1.06.1989, Townsville, Qld


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Ostrinko)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Osmirko)

Alien registration (NAA) (Ostrinko)

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Newspaper articles

Ayr notes. - Townsville Daily Bulletin, 24 January 1930, p. 5.

Photographic studio. - The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 12 November 1938