December 17, 2016
Morris Cohen, a Jewish man from Kishinev in Bessarabia, came to Australia in 1910 with his parents and lived in Melbourne, working as a cigarette maker.
His service in the AIF was short and he was released a week later.
After the war he married Sarah Rebecca Marks and lived in Melbourne, working as a cleaner.
Morris Rothstein, a Jewish man from ‘Cherkavosk’ (Cherkasy?), came to Melbourne in 1915 and worked as a steward on ships.
Enlisting in the AIF, he served with the 2nd Pioneer Battalion and the 5th Field Artillery Brigade on the Western Front.
After the war he lived in Melbourne and Sydney, working as a manufacturer. He married Rachel Glick and had three daughters.
Albert Gustav Michelson
Albert Gustav Michelson, a seaman from Arensburg (Kuressaare) in Estonia, came to Australia in 1913 and worked as a labourer in the Port Pirie smelters. In 1914 he married an Australian girl, Emma Key.
He served with the 5th Pioneer Battalion on the Western Front.
After the war he moved with his wife to Western Australia and lived in Boulder and Esperance, working as a labourer.
Carl Michael Alksne
Carl Michael Alksne, a Latvian from Orega, came to Australia in 1916 as a seaman.
He served with the 18th Battalion on the Western Front and was wounded in October 1917 at Passchendaele; he was returned to Australia as medically unfit.
After the war he lived in Sydney, serving as a consul for Latvia in 1921-1923 and working as a carpenter.
Charles Lindgren, a Finnish seaman from Tampere, came to Australia in 1904. By the time of his enlistment in the AIF he was farming in Kukerin in Western Australia.
Enlisting in the AIF in Perth, he was allocated to the tunnellers reinforcements, but stayed in Australia and was discharged a year later.
It has been impossible to determine his whereabouts after that.