Edwin Ferdinand Rosberg

Edwin Rosberg (sitting in the middle front row) in Egypt

Edwin Rosberg on the Western Front
(both photographs courtesy of John Rosberg)

Alias Roseberg

Born 9.12.1884

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Roman Catholic


wife Theresa Louisa (nee Lampe) Rosberg, married in Sydney in 1909, children Edward R b. 1910, Richard Bede b. 1912, George Edwin b. 1914, Thomas Carol b. 1919, Harold Norman b. 1920, David Louis b. 1922, Lucy Elizabeth b. 1924, Leonard Joseph b. 1927 (George Edwin, Harold Norman, and David Louis served in the 2nd AIF in WWII)

Arrived at Australia
from Hamburg, Germany
on 9.12.1906
per Colonna
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation Telephone mechanic; 1909, 1914 labourer

service number 753
enlisted 29.08.1914
POE Kensington, NSW
unit 4th Battalion, 56th Battalion
rank Private, Corporal, Sergeant, Private
place Gallipoli 1915; Western Front 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1915
final fate RTA 24.08.1918
discharged 12.12.1918

Naturalisation 1910

Residence after the war 1925 Kogarah, 1930 Bethanga Bridge, Albury

Died 3.01.1942 Coral Sea


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Roseberg)

Digitised court martial file (NAA)

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