Karl Tamm

Taruheru Cemetery, New Zealand

Alias Charles Tamm

Russian spelling

Карл Тамм

Born 4.03.1887

Place Pärnu, Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Karl Tamm, farmer

Mother C. Tamm, lived in St Petersburg and Vologda


Wife Helen Leontina nee Kremer, married in 1919, London; sons Charles Robert (1920-1964), served in WWII, and David b. 1921, daughter Helen b. 1924

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation 1914 engine driver, 1920 seaman, 1938 miner

service number 3870
enlisted 10.11.1914
POE Liverpool, NSW
unit 3rd FAB, 1st DAC, 1st Division MTM Brigade
rank Private, Driver, Gunner, Bombardier
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1918
discharged 14.03.1919 MU in London

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject; 1934 in New Zealand

Residence after the war 1920 New Zealand, 1924-1927 Estonia, from 1927 - Kopuawhara, New Zealand

Died 1959, Taruheru, New Zealand


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

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