John Victor Michelson

John Victor Michelson
NAA, B884 (WWII service records)

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

Service 1
service number 3486
enlisted 13.04.1917
POE 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
POE Keswick, SA
unit 18th GB
discharged 30.11.1943

Naturalisation 1921

Residence after the war Olive Hill, Mount Cooper; Cungena, Milang, SA

Died 15.07.1959, Strathalbyn, South Australia


Digitised naturalisation 1 2 (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

Digitised WWII service records (NAA)

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Newspaper articles

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