Alexander Roman

Alias Served as Alaksandar Roman
Russian spelling Александр Иосифович Роман
Born 3.04.1886
Place Lublin, Poland
Ethnic origin Polish / Russian
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Josefe Roman
Mother Julia Roman

Wife Tatiana Roman; children: Anatole, b.1909; Mary, b.1911; Victor b.1912; Vera, b.1913

Residence before arrival at Australia Served in the Russian Army (artillery) for 3 years
Arrived at Australia from Far East
on 11.10.1912
per Empire
disembarked at Brisbane
Residence before enlistment Cairns, Cloncurry, Qld
Occupation Labourer
Naturalisation 1935
Residence after the war Brisbane until 1920, left for Poland to bring wife and children, 1921-1924 China, 1924-1926 Japan; 1926 returned Australia, Tully, Sydney, Ipswich, Brisbane, 1930 Sydney; 1934 Ipswich; 1935 Brisbane; 1937 Carlton, Melbourne, 1942 Brighton, Melbourne, 1949 Herne Bay, Punchbowl, NSW
Died 17.12.1952, North Ryde, NSW

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 1.06.1915
Rank Private
Discharged 6.07.1915 unable to learn English

Service #2

Service number 2968
Enlisted 17.08.1916
Place of enlistment Cloncurry, Qld
Unit 52nd Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1917
Final fate RTA 18.10.1917
Discharged 16.01.1918 MU


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Newspaper articles

Took strychnine by mistake. - Daily Standard, Brisbane, 4 March 1919, p. 6.

Sidelights on a wet march. - Sydney Morning Herald, 26 April 1952, p. 4.