|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Abo, Finland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Ellen Aaltonen, Abo, Finland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from|
|Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked from Alexandria on board HT 'Ivernia' to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915. Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 14 November 1915 (bronchitis); discharged to duty, 23 November 1915. Admitted to 13th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 November 1915 (jaundice); transferred to HS 'Karapara', 30 November 1915; admitted to Valetta Hospital, Malta, 30 November 1915; transferred to Cottonera Hospital, 9 December 1915 (enteric); embarked on HS 'Essequibo' for Egypt, 7 January 1916; admitted to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis (para-typhoid); discharged to Australia, 28 January 1916.
Embarked from Suez on board HT 'Suffolk', 29 January 1916; disembarked Fremantle, 1 March 1916; discharged, 13 May 1916 (medically unfit: para-typhoid).
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Miscellaneous details||Name entered on Embarkation Roll as AALTENEN.|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||56|
|Place of burial||Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AALTONEN Emil Alarik|