Mitrofan Koropets

Russian spelling

Митрофан Георгиевич Коропец

Born 1889

Place Dobrotov, Krolevets, Chernigov, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Ukrainian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father George Koropets

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Sydney

Occupation 1916 miner

service number 384
enlisted 14.01.1916
POE Casula, NSW
unit 1st Tunnelling Company
rank Sapper
place Western Front, 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1918
final fate RTA 31.03.1919
discharged 18.09.1919

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Sydney

Died 1.04.1920, Sydney (probably suicided)


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry 1 2 (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Dead body found. Suspicion of murder. - The Advertiser, Adelaide, 3 April 1920, p. 8

Probably suicide. - Sunday times, Sydney, 4 April 1920, p. 2

A Russian's death. - Northern Star, Lismore, 5 April 1920, p. 5

Murder suspected. - Albury Banner and Wodonga Express, 9 April 1920, p. 31

Domain mystery. Russian found shot. Coroner thinks suicide. - Evening news, Sydney, 14 April 1920, p. 4.

"Fed up with life". - Northern Star, Lismore, 15 April 1920, p. 5.