Arthur Nicholas Ronlund

Alias Ronland; Ronnlund
Born 1897
Place Isojoki, Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Methodist
Father Aksel Ronlund
Mother Maria Matilda Ronlund nee Peurala
Family 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
Naturalisation 1904 (with father)
Residence after the war 1919 Cooran, 1925 Sandgate, 1926 Roma, 1929, Brisbane; 1936 Tewantin, Qld
Died 28.12.1952, Brisbane

Service #1

Service number 6340
Enlisted 22.03.1916
Place of enlistment 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


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.