|Place of birth||Abo, Finland|
|Address||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E. Aalto, Lantinen Katu 21, Abo, Finland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Sydney, 19 December 1917; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 16 January 1918; embarked Port Said, 24 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 2 February 1918; entrained Taranto, 5 February 1918; detrained Cherbourg, 12 February 1918; embarked Cherbourg, 12 February 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 13 February 1918.
Marched in to 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veney, Wiltshire, 13 February 1916.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Sutton Veney, 22 April 1918 (onychia: ingrown toe nail); discharged to No. 1 Command Depot, 22 May 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, 10 June 1918 (alumnuria); discharged to No. 1 Command Depot, 1 July 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire' from Avonmouth, 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, 30 June 1919 (medically unfit).Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AALTO Gustaf Nikolai|