Ilmar Westerlund

Alias Ilmari Arvo Westerlund; 'Jack'

Born 28.10.1895

Place Nystad (Uusikaupunki), Turku, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Father Johan Ansem Westerlund

Mother Marie Westerlund


Wife Ethel May Westerlund (nee Upex), married 1922; children Ilmar (1923-1932), Ronald Alfred b. 1926, Keith Erik b. 1936

Arrived at Australia
from Finland
on 29.05.1914
per Port Patrick
disembarked at Newcastle, NSW

Residence before enlistment Sydney, Minchinbury vineyard, Rooty Hill, NSW

Occupation 1916 cellarman, leant distilling; 1936 tailor (now lift attendant)

service number 5210
enlisted 3.01.1916
POE Liverpool, NSW
unit 13th Battalion, 54th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
casualties WIA 1917, left arm amputated
final fate RTA 1.11.1917
discharged 3.07.1918

Naturalisation 1936

Residence after the war Matraville, NSW

Died 15.04.1965, Sydney


Naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

WESTERLUND Ilmar Arvo - 5210 AIF; 1965; Crematorium - Northern Suburbs NSW (NAA)

Personal case file 1 2 (NAA)

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