Peter Robinsky

Alias Peter Robaky, Robauky; signature: Rorbaky, Robaky, Robinsky

Russian spelling

Петр Оскарович Робинский

Born 23.05.1894

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Polish / Latvian

Religion Lutheran & Roman Catholic

Father Oscar Robinsky

Mother Elizabeth Robinsky, Riga


Wife Lotie Robinsky (nee Watson), married 1923, Victoria

Residence before arrival at Australia Was gardener apprentice for three years in Riga. Resided in Holland, Spain, Brazil, USA, England, and Africa

Arrived at Australia
from Liverpool, UK
on 10.06.1913
per Inverramsay
disembarked at Newcastle

Residence before enlistment Sydney, Melbourne

Occupation 1915 gardener, 1916 sailor, 1923 liftman and janitor

Service 1 (Depot)
enlisted 19.07.1915
POE Liverpool, NSW
unit 30th Battalion
rank Private
final fate 18.10.1915 became absentee

Service 2
service number 2477
enlisted 15.07.1916
POE Melbourne
unit 60th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1918
final fate RTA 7.02.1919
discharged 7.07.1919

Naturalisation 1923

Residence after the war Melbourne, 1930 Sydney

Died 18.04.1973


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Application to enlist in the AIF (NAA) (Robaky, service 1) (Robauky / Robanky)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Robaky, service 1)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Robinsky, service 2)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Lift attendant injured. - The Argus, Melbourne, 19 February 1923, p. 14