Alexander Puho

Born 17.06.1896
Place Olustvere, Estonia
Ethnic origin Estonian
Religion Presbyterian
Father Hans Puho
Mother Mary

Wife Constance Lilian Puho (née Stone), married 1921, Sydney; children Alexandra Lilian b. 1921; Esta Mary b.1924, served in the AIF in WWII; Blanchie Edna b.1926; Alexander William b. 1927

Arrived at Australia from London
on 16.02.1914
per Commonwealth
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Leeton, NSW
Occupation 1916 locomotive fireman, loco firelighter, 1927 dairy farmer; 1935 banana grower
Naturalisation 1928
Residence after the war Sydney, Lower Bucca NSW, 1935 Woolgoolga, via Glenneigh, NSW
Died 10.12.1980, Woolgoolga, NSW

Service #1

Service number 5651
Enlisted 14.04.1916
Place of enlistment Cootamundra, NSW
Unit 18th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917
Casualties WIA 1917
Final fate RTA 10.09.1917
Discharged 22.02.1918 MU


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Newspaper articles

Alleged forgery. - Coffs Harbour Advocate, 16 December 1938, p. 4.

Woolgoolga. Diggers annual meeting. - Coffs Harbour Advocate, 3 February 1942, p. 2.

Bush fires recur. - Daily Examiner, Grafton, 29 August 1942, p. 4.

Banana growers criticise migrants. - Daily Examiner, Grafton, 13 February 1952, p. 4.