Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 26 January 1918, p. 26
Place Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Church of England
Father Matti Tamppinen
Mother Hilma Karjalainen
Wife Lillian Grace Edith May Krosch, married 1932, Queensland
Arrived at Australia
Residence before enlistment Nambour, Qld
Occupation 1917 fruit farmer, 1936 carrier, 1943 labourer, 1954 storekeeper
Service service number 5368
unit 31st Battalion, Australian Graves Detachment
place Western Front, 1918-1919
final fate RTA 25.09.1919
Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject
Residence after the war 1936 Kidaman Creek, Nambour, 1943 Nambour, 1954 San Jose Estate
Died 28 July 1980, Nambour, Qld
Pension case file (NAA)
Medical case file (NAA)
*/ Family tree on Ancestry.com
Fatality at circus. - Mercury, Hobart, 7 December 1925, p. 5.
Weddings. Tamppinen-Krosch. - Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 26 August 1932, p. 8.
V. Tamppinen. Nambour & district war memorial. - Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 20 September 1946, p. 7.
Finish Pioneers. - Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 25 May 1951, p. 9.