NameWilliam Michael, SN 2841, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 3 June 1888, Samsonvale (Qld.)
Date of Death: 31 July 1917, Belgium
Buried: Menin Gate Memorial panel 25, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
William Michael aged 28 when he enlisted, son of Frederick Michael and Ann Elizabeth Skerman. William's father selected land at Mt Samson from 1874 and served on the Pine Divisional Board from 1888 through to 1890. His mother's family was pioneers of Harrisons Pocket and settled there in 1868. William enlisted 9 October 1916 at Brisbane his occupation is listed as a farmer. On the 1913 Commonwealth Electoral Rolls William is living with his parents at Samsonvale. William was killed in action, aged 30.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 10 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: B2455, MICHAEL WILLIAMLanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
Related memorial or honour boardSamsonvale Honour BoardSamford District Roll of HonourRelated material notesSLQ- Pictorial Supplement: ; Portrait from John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland Neg: Page 23 of the Queenslander Pictorial, supplement to The Queenslander, 18 August, 1917 - Image number: 702692-19170818-0023
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