Osiph Rinkevich

Alias Joseph (marriage)
Russian spelling Осип Иванович Рынкевич
Born 24.12.1892
Place Rezhitsa (Rezekne), Latvia
Ethnic origin Belarusian / Russian
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Ivan Rinkevich, migrated with family to Tomsk, Siberia

Wife Maria (Annie) nee Gavriluk, married 1925 in Queensland; son Valentine b. 1926

Arrived at Australia from Siberia
on 23.06.1913
per Nikko Maru
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney, Port Pirie, SA, Darwin, Wyndham, Darwin
Occupation Labourer, after the war: farmer
Naturalisation 1923
Residence after the war Brisbane, Innisfail, Qld
Died 1.03.1982, Innisfail, Qld

Service #1

Service number 2239
Enlisted 8.03.1916
Place of enlistment Darwin, NT
Unit 47th Battalion, 46th Battalion, 12th LTM Battery
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1916-1918
Casualties WIA 1917, 1918
Final fate RTA 8.01.1919
Discharged 13.04.1919


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Osiph Rinkevich)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Oseph Rinkevich)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised naturalisation certificate (NAA) (Osiph Rinkevich)

Blog article




Елена Говор, Белорусские Анзаки, Białoruskie Zeszyty Historyczne, 2013, no. 40, c. 53-108.