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
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

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 2.02.1916
Place of enlistment 1 MD
Rank Private
Discharged 1916


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.

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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.