Gunnar KARLLSTROM

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KARLLSTROM, Gunnar

Service Number: 923
Enlisted: 7 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion
Born: Helingfors, Helsinki, Finland, 13 August 1890
Home Town: Ballarat Central, Ballarat North, Victoria
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 11 January 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery
Plot I, Row D, Grave 15
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World War 1 Service

7 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 39th Infantry Battalion
27 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 923, 39th Infantry Battalion
27 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 923, 39th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Gunnar KARLLSTROM was born in Helingfors (Helsinki), Finland on 13th August, 1890 - his father was deceased (name unknown) mothers name Henrica

He arrived in Australia via Melbourne from Sweden on 1st December, 1910 on the ship Glenlog

He married Margaret HANRATTY in Victoria in 1916 - one son Gunar Roy Patrick KARLLSTROM born in 1917