Waine Henry Pontynen

Waine Henry Pontynen
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 14 July 1917, p. 27

Alias Wains Harry; William Henry

Born 9.08.1891

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Henrik Pontynen

Mother Aorolra Pontynen


Wife Catherine Pontynen (Sharp, née Cummins), married 1919 in England; children Eva Catherine b. 1922, Harry, b. 1925

Residence before arrival at Australia After leaving Finland was in Norway for 3 years, in England for 3 years, in USA for 2 years

Arrived at Australia
from New York, USA
on 2.09.1916
per Port Adelaide
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment NSW, Brisbane

Occupation 1917 sailor, 1923 house painter, 1949 waterside worker

service number 814
enlisted 10.04.1917
POE Brisbane
unit 12th MG Battalion, 4th MG Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1918-1919
final fate RTA 20.12.1919
discharged 14.03.1920

Naturalisation 1923

Residence after the war Brisbane

Died 23.01.1960, Brisbane


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Repatriation Medical case file (NAA)

Alien registration (NAA)

Applications for letter patent for inventions (NAA)

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