Oscar Tuomi

Alias Served as Oskar Tuami
Born 17.11.1891
Place Abo (Turku), Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Father Karl Gustav Tuomi

Wife Marjorie Avis Tuomi (nee Henderson), married 1935, South Australia, children Barbara Carleen b. 1935, Peter Oscar b. 1937

Residence before arrival at Australia Left Russia on a sailing ship ca 1899, worked on ships all his life
Arrived at Australia from New York
on 08.1915
per Port Phillip
disembarked at Port Adelaide, SA
Residence before enlistment Adelaide
Occupation Fireman
Naturalisation appl. 1940
Residence after the war Port Adelaide, Semaphore, SA
Died 30.06.1940, Semaphore, South Australia

Service #1

Service number 2434
Enlisted 6.01.1916
Place of enlistment Adelaide
Unit 32nd Battalion, 48th Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1916-1919
Awards MM (LG 28.01.1918)
Final fate RTA 12.05.1919
Discharged 13.08.1919


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Newspaper articles

Port Adelaide. - The Register, Adelaide, 11 November 1919, p. 5.

"A sneak thief" and "a scoundrel". - Port Adelaide News, 14 November 1919, p. 6.

Port Adelaide. - The Register, Adelaide, 29 March 1920, p. 3.