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
Naturalisation 1923
Residence after the war Melbourne, 1930 Sydney
Died 18.04.1973

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 19.07.1915
Place of enlistment Liverpool, NSW
Unit 30th Battalion
Rank Private
Final fate 18.10.1915 became absentee

Service #2

Service number 2477
Enlisted 15.07.1916
Place of enlistment Melbourne
Unit 60th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917-1918
Final fate RTA 7.02.1919
Discharged 7.07.1919


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