Albert Gustav Michelson

Born 18.12.1888

Place Arensburg (Kuressaare), Oesel (Saaremaa), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Methodist

Father Adie

Mother Mia


Wife Emma Michelson (née Key), married 1914 Solomontown, SA

Residence before arrival at Australia In 1905 left Estonia for England, worked as seaman of the merchant service in British ports

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 1.01.1913
per Armadale
disembarked at Fremantle, WA (deserted ship)

Residence before enlistment Fremantle, WA, Port Pirie, SA

Occupation Seaman, fitter, labourer

service number 3601
enlisted 18.11.1916
POE Adelaide
unit 5th Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1918
final fate RTA 3.05.1919
discharged 26.07.1919

Naturalisation 1919

Residence after the war 1931 Boulder, 1943 Greenough, 1949 Esperance

Died 28.06.1971 Esperance, WA


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry 1 2 (AWM)

Army pay file (NAA)

Personal case file (NAA)

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