Michael Persin


Alias Mihail

Russian spelling

Михаил Михайлович Персин

Born 8.11.1887

Place Klintsy (Briansk?), Tula, Russia

Ethnic origin Jewish / Russian

Religion 1916 Russian Orthodox, 1942 Church of England

Father Michael (Chariton?) Persin

Mother Anna Simmimoff

Family

Wife Alice Persin, married 1926, son Donald Persin

Arrived at Australia
from Russia
on 12.1912
per Szeitan
disembarked at Fremantle, WA

Residence before enlistment Bunburry, WA; St Arnaud, Vic.

Occupation 1916 turner & fitter, 1926 manufacturer, engineer; 1942 tool maker; 1945-49 runs factory cafeteria

Service 1
service number 5156
enlisted 3.02.1916
POE Melbourne
unit 6th Battalion, 59th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1916, 1918 (twice)
final fate RTA 2.01.1919
discharged 1.04.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number V357424
enlisted 27.05.1942
POE Ripponlea, Vic
unit 5 Battalion VDC
discharged 9.10.1945

Naturalisation 1926

Residence after the war Melbourne

Died 1952 Felton, Victoria

Materials

Naturalisation 1 (digitised) 2 (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Personal case file (NAA)

Applications for letter patent for inventions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 (NAA)

WWII service records (NAA)

Food Service Branch - M Persin Pty Ltd (NAA)

Blog article

Russian

English

Newspaper articles

Industrialist's £8000 gift. - The Age, Melbourne, 15 May 1953, p. 5.

Left estate of £150,164. - The Argus, Melbourne, 16 May 1953, p. 16.

Personal. - The Argus, Melbourne, 6 May 1954, p. 6.

Memorial plaque. - The Age, Melbourne, 7 May 1954, p. 6.