Alias Mikulicic (original name); naturalised as Mikulicic known as Rodd
Born 19.03.1894 or 1895
Place Odessa, Ukraine or Susek, Yugoslavia
Ethnic origin Croat / Russian
Religion Church of England
Father Frank Mikulicic or Rabich
Mother Mary or Frances Rudovsky
Wife Neredah Victoria Withers, married 1925, died 1944; Gwendolin Hawkins, married 1945
Arrived at Australia
from Fiume, Croatia
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA
Residence before enlistment Port Pirie, Adelaide, Broken Hill, Newcastle, Sydney, Scarborough, Clifton, Sydney
Occupation Mining engineering (?), 1915 barman; 1935 indent agent; 1937 consul for Yugoslavia in Sydney
Service service number 402
POE Casula, NSW
unit 1st Tunnelling Company
place Western Front, 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1918 (gassed)
final fate RTA 2.03.1919
Naturalisation applied 1915, naturalised 1935
Residence after the war Sydney
Died 1980 Sydney
Newspaper articles (selection)
New consul Mr. J.Mikulicic Rodd. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 March 1937, p. 18, portr.
Yugoslavs in Australia. Consul not to resign. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 March 1941, p. 14.
Yugoslavia finds its soul. - The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 29 March 1941, p. 5.
Volunteers for Yugoslav Army. - Daily Telegraph and North Murchison and Pilbarra Gazette, 4 October 1941, p. 2.
Consul gives ex-envoy £500 damages. - The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 December 1946, p. 5.
Ex-Slav Consul on Cairns visit. - Townsville Daily Bulletin, 8 September 1948, p. 2.
From gold rush to labour ward. The Bosch boys know how to succeed. - The Canberra Times, 13 October 1985, p. 68, 69