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Michael Fitisoff


Russian spelling

Михаил Фитисов

Born 5.11.1895

Place St Petersburg, Russia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Roman Catholic (?)

Residence before arrival at Australia Cape Town, South Africa, seaman since 13 years of age

Arrived at Australia
on 25.11.1915
per Apolda

Residence before enlistment Perth, Katanning, WA

Occupation Seaman, carpenter

Service
service number 2323
enlisted 9.06.1916
POE Perth
unit 43rd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
casualties WIA, 1917
final fate RTA 25.02.1918
discharged 19.05.1918 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war 1920 Port Headland, 1921 Boyup Brook, WA; 1968 New Orleans, USA (?)

Died 07.1972, Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA; buried Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans, USA together with Mary Fitisoff, who died 19.01.1948

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Personal case file (NAA)

Blog article

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