Gustave Alexander August Plisch

Alias Gustave Ogust Alexander

Born 2.08.1891

Place Olkusz, Krakow, Poland

Ethnic origin German

Religion Church of England

Father Bruner Hemmpell (Bruno Alexander), Russian subject

Mother Bertha Plisch (Berta Keller), Austrian (Silesian) subject


Wife Maud Adeline Plisch (nee Watts), married 1913, sons Cyril Franz (1914-1943), John Alexander b. 1916

Arrived at Australia
from Russia via Genoa
on 6.06.1906
per Oldenburg
disembarked at Melbourne

Residence before enlistment Melbourne, Adelaide

Occupation Baker, pastry cook

Service (Home service)
enlisted 5.10.1916
POE Mitcham, Adelaide
discharged 30.04.1917

Naturalisation 1921

Residence after the war Murray Bridge, SA, Brisbane

Died 8.11.1949, Beenleigh, Queensland


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Application for naturalisation (NAA)

Application to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Court martial file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

A Baker sued. - Evening Journal, Adelaide, 27 May 1912, p. 1.

"You cannot touch me for that". - Daily Standard, Brisbane, 26 January 1933, p. 2.