Herbert Donovan MICHAEL

MICHAEL, Herbert Donovan

Service Number: 379
Enlisted: 17 February 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Booleroo, South Australia, 13 September 1890
Home Town: Booleroo Centre, Mount Remarkable, South Australia
Schooling: Booleroo West and Booleroo Whim State Schools and Kyre College, South Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Eudunda, South Australia, 27 April 1956, aged 65 years
Cemetery: Eudunda Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Booleroo Centre WW1 Roll of Honour, Booleroo Centre War Memorial, Willowie Schools and District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 379, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 379, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed

Biography written by Blake McCallum Booleroo Centre District School, SA attached as a document. Winning entry for 2015 Premier's Anzac Spirit School Prize.





Croix de Guerre (France),

1914/15 Star,

British War Medal,

& Victory Medal,


Subject of Blake McCallum's entry to the 2015 Premier's ANZAC Spirit School Prize. A PDF of the essay can be found here in the Links and Documents side-bar.