Frederick Niskanen from Finland before coming to Australia served for 2 years with the Russian Lifeguards. In Australia he worked as a labourer in Neerim South in Victoria.
Enlisting in the AIF, he was allocated to the Australian Flying Corps and served in India and Egypt; initially he served as a driver on mule transport, but later became an air mechanic. In April 1917 he was transferred to England.
After the war he was discharged in London and probably returned to Finland.
William Ambrosen, a rigger from Nargen in Estonia, came to Victoria in 1912.
Enlisting in Adelaide, he served at Gallipoli with the 27th Battalion. He continued his service on the Western Front with the Field Engineers until he got sick in June 1916 and invalided to England, where he continued his service in the Provost Corp.
While in England, he married an English woman, Lottie Guyatt, settled with his family at Monxton, Hampshire, and worked as a paint maker.