Hi Can't find a place name - that you have posted .
The Kulba's in the local history book - are from a villge Bila, near Chortkiv - the Province is Ternopil.
At one time the area was under Austro Hungarian rule - also under Poland - etc -
Immigrants were labeled Austrian - Galician , etc on passenger lists -
You have your Grandathes attestation papers as well his service record.
He must have applied for Naturalization/citizenship.
There may be useful information there for you.
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There are many knowledgeable people on the list - some actually from E.Europe. They may be able to answer some questions re localities etc.
The sister Annie is from RIGA ,in Latvia
It is possible that there may be a placename - similar to the one you posted - in Latvia/ Russia.
From the Alberta GenWeb Local History Books
No KON, No KOM
From Lumpy Butte, Memories Live Forever; Cardston
KOMM, ; KOMM, Charles; KOMM, Fritz;
KOMM, Garrett; KOMM, Linda;