Alias Ivan, John Trinkoon
Иван Иванович Тринкун
Place Riga, Latvia
Ethnic origin Polish / Russian
Religion Roman Catholic
Father John Trinkoon, b. Vilnius
Mother Stanislawa Bachansky
Wife Matilda Jane Stokes (married 1921); son Thomas John Trinkoon, b. 1921 Bulimba, Qld, daughter Yvonne Veronica
Arrived at Australia
from Moji, Japan
per Yawata Maru
disembarked at Brisbane
Residence before enlistment Brisbane
Occupation 1915 station hand, 1916 carpenter, 1925 cabinetmaker, 1943-1954 motor body builder
Service 1 (Depot)
service number 4261
unit 25th Battalion
final fate 1.06.1916 deserted
discharged 13.09.1916 services no longer required
Service 2 service number 2114
unit Camel Corps; 14th Australian General Hospital
place Egypt 1917-1919
final fate RTA 2.08.1919
Naturalisation enlisted as naturalised British subject (father naturalised in 1913)
Residence after the war 1946 Kelvin Grove, Brisbane
Died 5.08.1989, Brisbane
Court martial file (NAA)
Car driver on charge of manslaughter. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 28 March 1938, p. 13.
Motorist found not guilty. - Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 29 March 1938, p. 8.
Car broke down and home burned. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 29 September 1938, p. 11.
This meant a living to two men - But nothing to city council. - Truth, Brisbane, 29 January 1939, p. 13.
Repairing allied bomber cabins. - Telegraph, Brisbane, 28 August 1943, p. 1.
Fire damage. - Brisbane Telegraph, 10 November 1953, p. 10.