Victor Romul Sylvester Vort-Ronald

Alias Victor Vort
Russian spelling Виктор Ворт
Born 28.04.1884 or 1885
Place St Petersburg, Russia (also gave birthplace as Guerre or Brisson, France)
Ethnic origin Russian / French / Scottish?
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Gregory Samuel Vort; Scottish
Mother Dolores Vort; French

Family wife Hilda Olive Vort (née Hoskins), married 1916; sons Eugene Romul b.1916, Ron b.1919

Residence before arrival at Australia Education: Commercial college (accountancy, book-keeping, auditing); three years University attendance (commerce, political economy, history & philology). Fought in the Russo-Japanese War, in 1915 was ill in Japan
Arrived at Australia on 1915 (?)
Residence before enlistment Adelaide
Occupation 'Formerly interpreter', 1915 clerk
Naturalisation Served as British subject
Residence after the war 1919 Port Pirie, SA, 1924 Barmera
Died 8.01.1927, Adelaide (suicided)

Service #1

Service number 2699
Enlisted 14.04.1915
Place of enlistment Keswick, SA
Unit 10th Battalion, Pay Corps, HQ, London, 10th Battalion
Rank Private, Temporary Corporal, Corporal
Place England, 1916-1918
Final fate RTA 12.03.1918
Discharged 28.06.1918 MU


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Newspaper articles

Death from drowning. - The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), 15 January 1927, p. 15