Oscar Wilhelm Saario

Born 22.05.1888

Place [Orjuva, Uusikirkko?] Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Methodist

Father Kusta Wilhelm Lindgren

Mother Maria


Wife Ellen Elizabeth Saario (nee Winckle), married 1919; children Lila Beatrice b. 1920, Stanley Oscar, b. 1923, served in the 2nd AIF, WWII, Vera, and two daughters

Arrived at Australia
from Finland
on 12.01.1909
per City of Benares
disembarked at Melbourne

Residence before enlistment Ruby, South Gippsland; Leongatha, Victoria

Occupation 1914 farmer, 1916 farm labourer, 1921 orchardist, 1922 farmer

service number 1979
enlisted 13.06.1916
POE Melbourne
unit 3rd Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1918
final fate RTA 7.02.1919
discharged 8.05.1919

Naturalisation 1914

Residence after the war 1919 Upper Diamond Creek, Kangaroo ground, 1922 Kardella, 1937 Korrumburra, 1942, 1963 Loch, Vic.

Died 1966, Korumburra, Vic


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Personal case file 1 2 (NAA)

*/ Family Tree on Ancestry.com

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