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Frank Moritz Michaelis

Born:
27 Sivan 5652 (22 June 1892)
Died:
22 Iyyar 5677 (14 May 1917)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
MIC0968
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
27 Sivan 5652 (22 June 1892)
Place of birth:
St Kilda, Melbourne

Death

Date of death:
22 Iyyar 5677 (14 May 1917)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Tidworth Military Hospital, Salisbury
Cause of death:
Acute Meningitis
Burial place:
Willesden Jewish Cemetery

Places

Schools

Name:
Wesley College, Melbourne
Name:
Harrow School, London

Other Organisations

Name:
Melbourne Cricket Club
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Harrow School

He was the youngest boy to enter Harrow School, England, of which he became head of the Headmaster's House, the last report from the Headmaster containing the following words: 'His last year has been a great success. He has triumphed over difficulties and shown both tact and strength. It is difficult to estimate what the House owes to him. He has shewn himself loyal, true-hearted and modest.' (details from wife)

Family

Spouse

Kathleen Hart (female)
Place of marriage:
Australia, 12/12/1916

Siblings

Parents

Father: Frederick David Michaelis (male)
Mother: Esther Zillah Michaelis (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Australian Military
Military record no.:
31586
Date enlisted/conscripted:
30 August 1916
Date discharged/death:
14 May 1917
Rank at discharge/death:
Sergeant
Assignments
Regiment:
Australian Artillery Brigade
Battalion/unit:
65th Battalion

Roll of Honour

F. M. MICHAELIS, 14 May 1917

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Sergeant
Date of Death:
14/05/1917
Age:
24
Regiment / service:
6th A.F.A. Bde., Australian Field Artillery
Cemetery:
Willesden Jewish Cemetery
Grave reference:
Jewish Block. J. Row F. No. 27.
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