Alexander Roman

Alexander Roman
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 28 April 1917, p. 22

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

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
POE Cloncurry, Qld
unit 52nd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate RTA 18.10.1917
discharged 16.01.1918 MU

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


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration 1 2 (NAA)

Wife's alien registration 1 2 (NAA)

Blog article



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.