Alias Michael Atoff
Place Khristianovskoe (Digora), Ossetia, the Caucasus
Ethnic origin Ossetian
Religion Roman Catholic (?)
Father Alexander Atoff [Ataev]
Arrived at Australia
Residence before enlistment Bundaberg, Qld; Kurri Kurri, NSW
Occupation Wheeler, miner
Service service number 7683
POE West Maitland, NSW
unit 1st Battalion
place Western Front, 1918
final fate RTA 31.05.1919
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war Received permit to leave Australia after the war
Court-martial records (NAA)
Alien registration (NAA)
Елена Говор, Осетинские анзаки. - Северная Осетия, 14 сентября 2007.
И.Т. Марзоев, Н.О. Малкарова, Эмиграция осетин в страны Северной Америки и Австралию в первой трети ХХ века, Владикавказ, 2016, с. 58-59.
From Russian Anzacs in Australian History:
The strain experienced by the Australian troops by this time was enormous and was beginning to show. On 21 September  a company from the 1st Australian Battalion which was due to be relieved was, instead, ordered back into action -- an order they refused to obey. A Russian among those who mutinied was Mik Atoff, formerly a miner in West Maitland. The mutineers were court-martialled, accused of desertion, and given sentences that were later suspended.