Sulo Rautlin

Alias Lulo (service records)
Born 18.08.1883
Place Tammerfors (Tampere) or Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Church of England
Arrived at Australia from London
on 22.07.1914
per Limerick
disembarked at Cairns, Qld
Residence before enlistment Cairns, Qld
Occupation 1915 fireman, 1920 seaman
Naturalisation 1921
Residence after the war Cairns, Sydney
Died 20.11.1946, Cairns

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 30.08.1915
Place of enlistment Townsville, Qld
Rank Private
Final fate deserted 6.11.1915
Discharged 11.11.1915


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Newspaper articles

Stabbing affray at Aloomba. - Cairns Post, 30 November 1914, p. 4

The Saturday disturbance. Rautlin convicted on three counts. - Port Pirie Recorder and North Western Mail, 19 December 1917, p. 1

Two seaman risk their life to rescue man at Cairns. - Cairns Post, 20 November 1946, p. 1

Rescued seaman dies of injuries. - The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 21 November 1946, p. 3