Michael Kekoff


AWM memorial panel 140

Russian spelling

Михаил Кеков

Born 1895

Place Khristianskoe (Digora), Ossetia, the Caucasus

Ethnic origin Ossetian

Religion Roman Catholic (?)

Father Sam Kekoff

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Grafton, NSW

Occupation Labourer

Service
service number 3174
enlisted 26.09.1916
POE Sydney
unit 45th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate KIA 7.06.1917
memorial 29 The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject and as naturalised British subject (likely inaccurate)

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Roll of Honour (AWM)

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Grafton police court. - Northern Star, Lismore, 11 August 1916, p. 3.

Grafton police court. - Daily Examiner Grafton, 11 August 1916, p. 2.

Hazards. - Daily Examiner Grafton, 15 August 1916, p. 4.

Hazards. - Daily Examiner Grafton, 16 August 1916, p. 4.

Hazards. - Daily Examiner Grafton, 22 August 1916, p. 4.

Hazards. - Daily Examiner Grafton, 23 August 1916, p. 2.

"Five's the main!". - Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser, 25 August 1916, p. 3.

Quarter sessions. - Daily Examiner, Grafton, 16 November 1916, p. 3.

Publications

Елена Говор, Осетинские анзаки. - Северная Осетия, 14 сентября 2007.