Oscar Tuomi

Oskar Tuami
Service records B2455 (NAA)

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

service number 2434
enlisted 6.01.1916
POE 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

Naturalisation appl. 1940

Residence after the war Port Adelaide, Semaphore, SA

Died 30.06.1940, Semaphore, South Australia


Naturalisation (NAA) (Tuomi)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Tuami)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA) (Tuami)

Digitised court martial file (NAA) (Tuomi)

Digitised recommendation for award 1 2 (AWM) (Tuam, Tuami, Tuomi)

Blog article



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.