Michael Baranoff

Michael Baranoff
Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 6 February 1915, p. 25

Russian spelling

Михаил Баранов

Born 8.11.1887

Place Morshansk, Tambov, Russia (also stated Lublin, Poland)

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Roman Catholic (?)

Father Pavel Baranoff

Mother Ekaterina Baranova

Arrived at Australia
from Far East (?)
on 1911
disembarked at Townsville (?)

Residence before enlistment Maryborough, Townsville, Innisfail, Qld

Occupation Engine fitter, engine driver

Service 1 (Depot)
enlisted 6.01.1915
POE Brisbane
rank Private
discharged 19.03.1915

Service 2 (Depot)
enlisted 9.09.1916
POE Cloncurry, Qld
rank Private
discharged 6.10.1916 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war 28.11.1917 left for Harbin, China


Digitised service records (NAA)

Alien registration (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Engine-drivers' examination. - The Brisbane Courier, 28 June 1913, p. 10

Russians charged. - The Northern Herald, Cairns, 3 March 1916, pp. 52, 53

Certificates for engine-drivers. - The Brisbane Courier, 25 June 1917, p. 8