Alick Popoff

Aleck Popoff, 1918
(Merchant seamen records, National Archives, Kew)

Alias Alexander F. Popoff; Aleck

Russian spelling

Александр Федорович (?) Попов

Born 25.03.1892

Place Penza, Russia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Russian Orthodox ('Greek Catholic' & 'Greek Roman Catholic')

Father Fred Popoff

Arrived at Australia
on 09.1915

Residence before enlistment Bulli, NSW

Occupation 1916 labourer, 1918 sailor

service number 6077
enlisted 2.08.1916
POE Sydney
unit 21st Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate RTA 10.09.1917
discharged 13.12.1917 MU

Naturalisation 1935 in Britain

Residence after the war Newcastle, NSW, seafaring in Britain and USA

Died 18.02.1966, Kent, England


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Return to Australia (NAA)

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