Edwin Nicholas Rowehl

Alias Ned Rowehl
Born 26.05.1888
Place Libava (Liepaja), Latvia
Ethnic origin German / Russian / Latvian?
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Otto Rowehl
Mother Charlotte Rowehl

arrived together with his brother Armen Rowehl, Basil Greshner, and Favst Leoshkevitch as members of the crew

Residence before arrival at Australia Served in the Russian Army for 3 years 9 months, rank of Sergeant
Arrived at Australia from Russia
on 14.02.1915
per Gunda
disembarked at Melbourne
Residence before enlistment Melbourne
Occupation 1915 sailor, 1923 stevedore
Naturalisation 1923
Residence after the war Melbourne
Died 1969, Melbourne

Service #1

Service number 3909
Enlisted 3.08.1915
Place of enlistment Melbourne
Unit 8th Battalion, Army Wireless Company, Aust. Corps Signal Company
Rank Sapper
Place Western Front, 1916-1919
Final fate RTA 11.05.1919
Discharged 19.08.1919


Blog article



Newspaper articles

Did not know dockers were at work in Mahia's hold. Stevedore foreman's story. - The Argus (Melbourne), 5 September 1947, page 6.