|Place of birth||Wasa, Finland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Mina Kataja, Saari Jarvi Mahler, Wasa Laami, Finland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/7/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: failed to embark on 'Boorar', Fremantle, Western Australia, 22 May 1917. Re-embarked Fremantle on board HMAT 'Port Lincoln', 30 June 1917. Joined Isolation Camp, Moascar, Egypt, 6 August 1917. Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 9 November 1917. Transferred to 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 9 November 1917.
Found guilty, 19 March 1918, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and Military Discipline, in that he was out of bounds at Bethlehem without a pass on 14 March 1918: awarded forfeiture of 21 days' pay.
Admitted to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, 28 May 1918 (feet); transferred to 75th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 May 1918; to 47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 30 May 1918;to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 31 May 1918; to Rest Camp, Port Said, 11 June 1918. Found guilty, 21 June 1918, of drunkenness at Port Said, 20 june 1918: deprived of 14 days' pay. Rejoined 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16 August 1918.
Admitted to Anzac Rest Station, 26 August 1918 (pleurisy); transferred to 32nd Casualty Clearing Station, 27 August 1918; to 24th Casualty Clearing Station, 16 September 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 16 September 1918; to Rest Camp, 7 October 1918; marched out to rejoin unit, 16 October 1918. En route admitted to hospital, 19 October 1918; transferred to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 29 October 1918; to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 4 November 1918; rejoined unit, 7 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Ultimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, to disembark Brisbane; discharged, 22 March 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalSubsequently returned to Finland. Address, 1921: c/o Karelian Guard Regiment, Finland.