Boleslav Zbecovsky

Alias Zbicously (enlistment), Zbescovsky

Russian spelling

Болеслав Збековский (Збыковский)

Born 1.05.1880

Place Brest, Belarus

Ethnic origin Belarusian

Arrived at Australia
from Far East via Moji, Japan
on 20.06.1913
per Nikko Maru
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Queensland

Occupation Labourer

Service (Depot)
enlisted 2.02.1916
rank Private
discharged 1916

Naturalisation Applied 1919

Residence after the war 1917 Mount Crosby near Ipswich, 1918 Hoya near Boonah, Lowood, Brisbane, 1919 Ipswich, Brisbane, Orallo via Roma, Cleveland, Mount Cotton, Langlo Downs Station via Charleville, Sydney, Roseville, 1920 Brisbane, 1921 Toowoomba

Died 1927, Grafton, NSW


Monthly returns of enlisted Russians (NAA)

Service records not found

Alien registration (NAA) (Zbecovsky)


Елена Говор, Белорусские Анзаки, Białoruskie Zeszyty Historyczne, 2013, no. 40, c. 53-108.

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Shot through the heart. Death of a Russian. - The Telegraph, Brisbane, 20 October 1915, p. 2.

"All mine". A remarkable statement. Russian sent to gaol. - The Brisbane Courier, 13 October 1921, p. 8.

Leandro Illin, A Russian viewpoint. - Cairns Post, Tuesday 8 November 1921, p. 7.