Arvid Soderberg

Arvid Soderberg
Courtesy of Roger Freeman

Alias Jonas Arvid; Arvid John

Born 30.11.1888

Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Father Captain Soderberg


Wife Dorothy May Soderberg (nee Patey), married 1920, SA; children Dorothy Elaine, b. 1920, Helena Irene Soderberg, b. 1922, Ernest William b. 1924, John Bernard, b.1926, Kathleen Mabel, b. 1929*

Arrived at Australia
from Belgium
on 30.01.1910
per Bordovie
disembarked at Port Adelaide, SA

Residence before enlistment Renmark, SA

Occupation Fisherman

service number 3886
enlisted 2.06.1916
POE Adelaide
unit 32nd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 21.07.1917
discharged 26.10.1917 MU

Naturalisation 1915

Residence after the war Murtho, SA

Died 16.12.1943, Border Cliff, South Australia


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Laderberg in error)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

*/ Family Tree on

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Camp fire tragedy. - Advertiser, Adelaide, 11 September 1929, p. 13.

Sudden death at Border Cliffs. - Murray Pioneer, Renmark, 16 December 1943, p. 1.

Mr. Arvid John Soderberg. - Murray Pioneer, Renmark, 6 January 1944, p. 5.