Kusta Sundgren

Kusta Sundgren
Alien registration SP11/2 (NAA)

Alias known as Chris

Born 24.08.1884

Place Abo (Turku), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Methodist


Wife Hilma Burton Sundgren (née Fuller), married 1942

Arrived at Australia
from Antofagasta, Chile
on 13.04.1907
per City of Benares
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation 1907 cook, 1915 farmer, 1940 farmer (labourer)

service number 4919
enlisted 25.11.1915
POE Casula, NSW
unit 4th Battalion, 56th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 21.07.1917
discharged 16.10.1917

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Pennant Hills, Lisarow, NSW

Died 14.06.1968, Sydney; buried Lisarow, NSW


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration 1 2 (NAA)

World War II security investigation file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Rice's realism. - Truth, Brisbane, 25 November 1917, p. 10.