Stanislaus Urniarz

Alias Stanislaw
Russian spelling Станислав Урняж; Lithuanian spelling: Stasys Urniežius
Born 11.08.1874
Place Vilna (Vilnius), Lithuania
Ethnic origin Lithuanian / Polish
Religion 'Non sectarian'

Wife Elizabeth Urniarz, by 1906 married

Arrived at Australia from Port Arthur, China (Russian administration)
on 8.04.1904
per Ophir
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney
Occupation Tailor
Naturalisation 1906; 1925 renounced British nationality in Lithuania
Residence after the war Returned to Lithuania in 1920

Service #1

Service number 770
Enlisted 8.10.1914
Place of enlistment Sydney
Unit AMC, 2nd Australian General Hospital
Rank Private
Place Egypt, 1915-1916; Western Front, 1916-1917
Final fate RTA 4.06.1919
Discharged 11.08.1919


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Group portrait of the Staff of the Operating Theatre and X-ray Department of the 2nd Australian General Hospital. E02169 (AWM)


The Baltic peoples in Australia: Lithuanians, Latvians, Estonians / B. A. Birskys, A. Putniņs and I. Salasoo, Melbourne : AE Press, 1986, p.12

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