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Information on finns died at the allied side, Canadians, Australians... have a look.
Old 07-09-2004, 05:19 PM   #1
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Default Information on finns died at the allied side, Canadians, Australians... have a look.

Hello,

I am trying to track medals for the following soldiers:

//Jani

Name: ASPLUND, HUGO
Rank: Private
Regiment: 15th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Age: 30
Date of Death: 15/10/1917
Service No: 6706
Additional information: Son of Josefina Elisabeth Haapaniemi, of
Helsingfors, Hoosgatan, 19/21 Makivens, Skydds, Finland. Native of Wasa,
Finland.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Name: HAAPANEN
Initials: F
Rank: Seaman
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Narragansett" (Greenock)
Age: 21
Date of Death: 16/03/1917
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: JUKARAINEN
Initials: D J
Rank: Private
Regiment: 2nd Regt. South African Infantry
Unit Text: Age: 28
Date of Death: 16/10/1918
Service No: 9817
Additional information: Son of Ida Maria Jukarainen, of Paldo, Lappeenranta,
Finland.
Cemetery: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU

Name: KARKUNEN, SVANTE
Initials: S
Rank: Sailor
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Zent" (Belfast)
Age: 22
Date of Death: 05/04/1916
Additional information: Son of Emanuel Karkunen, Railway Station, Yomeborg,
Finland. Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: KIISKINEN, ALEKSANTER
Rank: Sailor
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Kul" (Middlesbrough)
Age: 27
Date of Death: 12/06/1918
Additional information: Son of Michael and Anna Antintytir Kiiskinen, of
Viborg, Finland. Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: LAHTI
Initials: G
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Canadian Regiment
Date of Death: 06/04/1917
Service No: 441835
Cemetery: ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

Name: LEHTINEN
Initials: A
Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Peerless" (Newcastle)
Age: 28
Date of Death: 04/09/1917
Additional information: Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: MAARONEN
Initials: A
Rank: Able Seaman
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Birtley" (Newcastle)
Age: 25
Date of Death: 03/01/1918
Additional information: Son of David and Johanna Maaronen, of Perkjarvi
Station, Kankjani, Finland. Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: NIEMI, EDWARD A.
Rank: Private
Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.)
Age: 28
Date of Death: 28/11/1918
Service No: 4090418
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Karoline Niemi, of Jokelan
Asema, Nurmijarvi K. K. U. M. Loani, Finland; husband of Hilima Niemi, of
Shaunavon Sask.
Cemetery: SHAUNAVON (HILLCREST)

Name: PENNANEN
Initials: A H
Rank: Private
Regiment: 19th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Date of Death: 27/07/1916
Service No: 1613
Cemetery: POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE

Name: PIUKKULA, OTTO
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery. Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Unit Text: Age: 25
Date of Death: 11/04/1917
Service No: 2361
Additional information: Son of Margarethe Piukkula, of Nummenpakka 104,
Turkn, Abo, Finland.
Cemetery: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

Name: PUURUNEN
Initials: A
Rank: Private
Regiment: 28th Bn Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.)
Age: 26
Date of Death: 06/11/1917
Service No: 267937
Additional information: Son of Anna Puurunen, of Fisalmi, Ruotaonmaki,
Finland.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Name: RAISANEN
Initials: O W
Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Waverley" (West Hartlepool)
Age: 34
Date of Death: 20/12/1917
Additional information: Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: SAARIJARVI, ADOLF
Rank: Private
Regiment: 4th Australian Pioneers
Unit Text: Date of Death: 28/10/1918
Service No: 2709A
Awarded the Military Medal
Additional information: Son of Adolf and Louisa Saarjarvi; husband of Anna
Saarijarvi, of 7, Cambridge Terrace Mews, Regent's Park, London, England.
Native of Finland.
Cemetery: BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

Name: SALMI, AXEL
Rank: Carpenter
Merchant Navy
Ship: S.S. Homeside (Newcastle-on-Tyne)
Age: 58
Date of Death: 28/01/1941
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: SALONEN, USKO LEONARD
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: 39th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Unit Text: Age: 29
Date of Death: 08/06/1917
Service No: 596
Additional information: Son of Gustav and Eda Salonen. Native of Abo,
Finland.
Cemetery: MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY

Name: TUAMINEN
Initials: J
Rank: Carpenter
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Valdes" (Liverpool)
Age: 26
Date of Death: 17/02/1917
Additional information: Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: TUOMI, EDWARD
Initials: E
Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "North Wales" (London)
Age: 36
Date of Death: 24/10/1916
Additional information: Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: WERTANEN, ALEKSI HJALMAR
Initials: A H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Windsor Hall" (London)
Age: 32
Date of Death: 17/01/1918
Additional information: Son of Kalle Kallenpoika and Hilda Kallenbybar
Musbinko, of Jamsa, Finland. Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: SAARENA, HJALMAR
Initials: H
Rank: Able Seaman
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "North Wales" (London)
Age: 35
Date of Death: 24/10/1916
Additional information: Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: SANDHOLM, JULIUS KONSTANTIN
Rank: Private
Regiment: 2nd Regt.South African Infantry
Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/09/1917
Service No: 10495
Additional information: Son of Maria Julina Sandholm, of Ulverso, Aland,
Finland.
Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Name: WIHTONEN
Initials: S
Rank: Private
Regiment: 56th Coy Canadian Forestry Corps
Date of Death: 02/12/1918
Service No: 1013686
Cemetery: CHARMES MILITARY CEMETERY, ESSEGNEY

Name: WIRTANEN, LEONARD
Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
Mercantile Marine
Ship: S.S. "Zent" (Belfast)
Age: 21
Date of Death: 05/04/1916
Additional information: Born in Finland.
Cemetery: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Name: YAKENEN, YALMAR
Rank: Private
Regiment: 113th Bn. Canadian Infantry
Unit Text:Age: 37
Date of Death: 06/02/1917
Service No: 736910
Additional information: Son of Yalmar Yakenen, of Oberland, Finland.
Cemetery: EDMONTON CEMETERY, Alberta
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- Military historian and dealer from Finland.
- Collecting Finnish awards, German EK1's 1939, KVK1's w/o swords and Tirolian shooting badges.
I still need EK1's L/14 Screwback and Pinback.
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