Samuel Trager

Samuel Trager, 1925
(Gaol Inmates/Prisoners Photos Index, NSW SA)

Samuel Trager, 1928
(Gaol Inmates/Prisoners Photos Index, NSW SA)

Russian spelling

Самуил (Ешуа) Шулемович Траер

Born 22.01.1899

Place Nikolaev, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Father Cholem Trager (Shulim Moshkov Traer)

Mother Sarah Ulitsky

Arrived at Australia
from Manchuria
on 17.09.1911
per Yawata Maru
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Brisbane, Sydney

Occupation boot maker, boot clicker

Service 1 (Depot)
enlisted 4.11.1915
POE Holdsworthy, NSW
unit C Coy 18th Battalion
rank Private
place Depot
discharged 4.12.1915 MU

Service 2 (Depot)
service number N74967
enlisted 17.02.1917
POE Sydney
unit Camel Corps
rank Private
place Depot
final fate 32.09.1917 deserted, 0.01.1919 warrant withdrawn

Naturalisation 1913 (with father)

Residence after the war Brisbane, Sydney

Died 15.11.1950, Surry Hill, Sydney


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised naturalisation of father (NAA)

Gaol Inmates/Prisoners Photos Index 1870-1930 1 2 (NSW SA)

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Newspaper articles (selection)

Lad's wrist fractured. - The Telegraph, Brisbane, 25 September 1914, p. 11.

Committed for trial. - The Telegraph, Brisbane, 27 July 1920, p. 2.

Robbed in a hotel. Russian sent to prison. - The Telegraph, Brisbane, 16 March 1927, p. 2.

Trager's painful extractions. - Truth, Brisbane, 20 March 1927, p. 19.