Carl Gustav Sauvola

Alias Kaarlo Sauvola (naturalisation); Charles Savola (application to enlist in the AIF)

Born 27.06.1878

Place Brahestad (Raahe), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England & Lutheran

Father Gustaf Jacob Sauvola

Mother Sofia


Wife Emily Louisa Sauvola (nee Kerr), married 1908, Port Adelaide; children Helena; Gustaf Thomas (1909-1967), served WWII; Violet (d. 1912), Olga Elna Lydia (1912-1913); Kathleen; Roma Joyce (1918-1975); Dorothy

Residence before arrival at Australia Served in dragoons, Russian Army, for 2 years

Arrived at Australia
from Norway
on 7.02.1904
per Mermerus
disembarked at Adelaide

Residence before enlistment Fremantle, WA; Alberton, Bowden, SA, Melbourne

Occupation 1906 sailor & labourer; 1917 electrical labourer; 1919 fitter's labourer

Service 1 (Home service)
service number V68393
enlisted 1.08.1917
POE Melbourne
unit 3rd District Guard Corps
rank Private
discharged 11.12.1918

Service 2 (Home service)
service number V82152
enlisted 20.01.1919
POE Laverton
unit Central Flying School, Laverton
rank Private
discharged 1919-1920

Naturalisation 1906

Residence after the war Melbourne

Died 3.09.1937, Melbourne, Victoria


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Applications to enlist in the AIF 1 2 3 4 (NAA)

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