|Place of birth||Lavanssaari, Finland|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Niece, Nastas Alternan, Wynri, Lavanssaari, Longa, Finland, Russia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||40th Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/57/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||40th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Hobart, 1 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.
Wounded in action, 11 April 1917 (gun shot wound, right eye: severe), and admitted to 11th Field Ambulance. transferred to 15th Casualty Clearing Station, 13 April 1917; to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 13 April 1917; to England, and admitted to Herne Bay Military Hospital, 18 April 1917; to Canterbury Military Hospital, 24 April 1917; to County of London War Hospital, Epsom, 14 May 1917. Granted furlough, 22 June-6 July 1917, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 July 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'A24', 25 August 1917; discharged, 1 December 1917.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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