Samuel Mackomel

Photograph courtesy of Ben Hirsh

Alias served as Samuel Muchomel

Russian spelling

Самуил Мукомель

Born 15.09.1893

Place Odessa, Ukraine

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Esau Mackomel


Wife Celia Mackomel (nee Golding), b. Egypt, daughter Rose, b. 1920 Perth

Arrived at Australia
from Russia
on 10.01.1911
per Antwerp
disembarked at Fremantle, WA

Residence before enlistment Perth

Occupation 1915 blacksmith, 1941 cafe owner

service number 2052
enlisted 1.10.1915
POE Perth
unit 10th Light Horse Regiment, 4th DAC
rank Temporary Corporal, Corporal/S.S., Temporary Farrier Sergeant
place Western Front, 1916-1919
final fate RTA 1.06.1919
discharged 23.08.1919

Naturalisation 1941

Residence after the war Perth

Died 20.01.1952, Perth, Karakatta Cemetery


Naturalisation (NAA) (Mackomel)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Muchomel)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM) (Muchomel)

Samuel Muchomel - Service Number 2052 - Illegal disposal of Department's security being tools of trade (NAA)

Investigation branch file (NAA) (Mackomel)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

"Cow" for a car. - The Daily News, Perth, 5 November 1930, p. 1

Bankruptcy Court. Husband employed by wife. - The West Australian, Perth, 6 November 1930, p. 7

Bankruptcy case. Accountant's books. - The West Australian, Perth, 24 December 1946, p. 14

Says receipts were false. - The Daily News, Perth, 30 April 1947, p. 7

Contempt of court. Accountant sent to goal. - The West Australian, Perth, 1 May 1947, p. 11

Prison sentence. Appeal to High Court. - The West Australian, Perth, 8 May 1947, p. 15