Arthur Nicholas Ronlund

Arthur Nicholas Ronlund
Olavi Koivukangas, Australian Joukoissa Surmansa Saaneet Suomalaiset Vuosina 1914-18. In: Suomalaiset Ensimmäisessä Maailmansodassa, 2004

Alias Ronland; Ronnlund

Born 1897

Place Isojoki, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Methodist

Father Aksel Ronlund

Mother Maria Matilda Ronlund nee Peurala


Wife Ada Ellen Gohdes, married 1923, Queensland

Arrived at Australia
from Finland
on 1900

Residence before enlistment Cooroy, Qld

Occupation 1916 farmer, 1925 police constable

service number 6340
enlisted 22.03.1916
POE Brisbane
unit 15th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
casualties WIA 1917, POW 1917-1918
final fate RTA 5.03.1919
discharged 8.06.1919

Naturalisation 1904 (with father)

Residence after the war 1919 Cooran, 1925 Sandgate, 1926 Roma, 1929, Brisbane; 1936 Tewantin, Qld

Died 28.12.1952, Brisbane


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Ronland)

Red Cross POW file (AWM)

Repatriation Medical case file (NAA)

Application for invention copyright 1 2 (NAA)

Family Tree on

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Arthur Ronlund. Diminishing Mullet. - Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 15 April 1941, p. 4.

Obituary. Mr. A.N. Ronlund. - Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 2 January 1953, p. 10.