Michael Dorofaeff

Alias Mick Dorf
Russian spelling Михаил Владимирович Дорофеев
Born 1898
Place Bruslanovo, Lebedian, Russia
Ethnic origin Russian
Religion Roman Catholic (? Most likely Russian Orthodox)
Father Wlademer [Vladimir] Dorofaeff, Chita
Mother Feodocia
Family Brother Dorofaeff Basil b.1893 Bruslanovo, lived in Australia, since 1916 in NZ and had a family there. Wife Mary Johannah Mason, married 1924 Gisborne, New Zealand; son Timothy Donald Dorf (1926-2002) and daughter Rita
Residence before arrival at Australia Moved with family to Chita
Arrived at Australia from Russian Far East
on 4.07.1912
per Yawata Maru
disembarked at Brisbane
Residence before enlistment Guluguba, Miles, Qld
Occupation 1915 labourer; 1938 slaughterman
Naturalisation 1938 in New Zealand
Residence after the war Gisborne, New Zealand
Died 1978 Gisborne, New Zealand

Service #1 – Depot

Enlisted 21.09.1915
Place of enlistment Toowoomba, Qld
Rank Private
Discharged 16.12.1915 (under age)


Digitised service records (NAA)

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