John Victor Michelson

Born 26.05.1887
Place Walk (Valka), Latvia
Ethnic origin Latvian
Religion 1917 Lutheran, 1940 Church of England

Wife Mary Irene Michelson (nee White), married 1917, Milang, SA. Children Victorene Joyce b.1918, John Edmund b.1919, Edna Winifred b. 1921, Mary, Zelma Joan b. 1925, Lilian Mabie (1928-1929).

Arrived at Australia from England
on 16.08.1912
per Anna
disembarked at Port Adelaide, SA
Residence before enlistment Adelaide, Witera Station, Milang, SA
Occupation 1916, 1917 farm hand, station hand, 1920 farmer, 1940 carpenter
Naturalisation 1921
Residence after the war Olive Hill, Mount Cooper; Cungena, Milang, SA
Died 15.07.1959, Strathalbyn, South Australia

Service #1

Service number 3486
Enlisted 13.04.1917
Place of enlistment Adelaide
Unit 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Rank Private
Place Egypt, Palestine, Syria 1918-1919
Final fate RTA 14.03.1919
Discharged 15.05.1919

Service #2 – WWII

Service number S360
Enlisted 8.08.1940
Place of enlistment Keswick, SA
Unit 18th GB
Discharged 30.11.1943


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Newspaper articles

Milang. October 8. - Southern Argus, Port Elliot, SA, 11 October 1917, p. 3.