Oscar Frederick Strom

Sarah Hincks and Oscar Strom
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Alias Served as Oscar Srom

Born 16.06.1894

Place Pärnu, Estonia (WWI) or Helsingfors (Helsinki) (Naturalisation and WWII)

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Friedrich Strom

Mother Wihelmine Strom


Wife Sarah Jean Hincks, married 1918 Sydney, children Frederick James, b. 1918, Henry Wallace Donald, b. 1920, Rosaline Wilhelmina Catherine, b. 1922

Arrived at Australia
from Cape Town, South Africa
on 15.07.1914
per August
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation 1915 sailor, 1919 tram conductor, 1931, 1936 orchardist, 1943 ironworker, 1954 electrician assistant

Service 1
service number 11130
enlisted 23.08.1915
POE Holdsworthy, NSW
unit 3rd FAB, 1st DAC
rank Gunner
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 23.05.1917
discharged 22.08.1917 MU

Service 2 (Home service)
enlisted 24.04.1918
POE Sydney
discharged 5.12.1918

Service 3 (WWII)
service number N75817
enlisted 1941
POE Sydney
discharged 1942

Naturalisation 1919

Residence after the war Sydney

Died 2.02.1962, Sydney


Digitised naturalisation (NAA) (Strom)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Srom)

Applications to enlist in the (NAA) (Srom)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Srom)

WWII service records (NAA) (Strom)

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Newspaper articles

Partners quarrel over film venture. - The Mirror, Sydney, 27 April 1919, p. 4

False pretences charged. - Evening News, Sydney, 2 May 1919, p. 8

Quarter sessions. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 June 1919, p. 7