|Place of birth||Rauma, Finland|
|Other Names||TORNROOS, Avoo Malakiias|
|School||Public School, Finland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||21|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, J. Tornroos, Rauma, Finland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||6908|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||27|
|Place of burial||Calvaire Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 16), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 21 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 15 December 1917.
Embarked Alexandria, 8 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 13 January 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 24 January 1918, and marched in to 66th Training Bn, Fovant.
Admitted to Carriers' Centre Hospital, Sutton Veny, 26 March 1918 (meningitis); marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton, from hospital, 9 May 1918.
Marched out to 2nd Training Brigade, Fovant, 11 June 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 July 1918; taken on strength, 24th Bn, in the field, 14 July 1918.
Wounded in action, 23 July 1918 (gas shell), and admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 25 July 1918, and admitted to 16th USA General Hospital, Le Treport; 26 July 1918; transferred to Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 9 August 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 7 September 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 12 September 1918.
Killed in action, 5 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as TORNROSS.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TORNROOS Avro Malahuar|