M*CH*MORE One Name Study

AUSTRALIAN MILITARY RECORDS

Six sets of Australian military records have been collected:

Most of the following information came from Australian newspapers and documents in the National Archives of Australia or the Australian War Memorial. Some data came from FindMyPast, WorldVitalRecords or other web sites as indicated.

Underlining indicates the latest update (#32).

Early records
Name Date(s) State Information Source
I MICHELMORE Jun 1912   lieutenant: approved for appointment as lieutenant, 76th Bat, 19th Brigade Daily Herald 19 Jun 1912
I E MICHELMORE 4 Jun 1912   senior cadet: provisional appointment as lieutenant confirmed The Register (Adelaide) 22 Jun 1912
P MOUCHEMORE 5 Oct 1891 VIC gunner, Port Phillip Battery G A, Victorian Military Forces: dismissed for absence without leave over three months Government Gazette 1891 Part 3
Thomas MITCHELMORE 1855 SA Infantry, 2nd Battalion, Company No. 4 (Port) South Australian Military Volunteers for 1855
W MITCHELMORE 1902   trooper 30141 2nd Scottish Horse: awarded the King's South Africa Medal with clasps for South Africa 1901 and 1902 and the Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps for Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal; medals and clasps sent 3 May 1917 to Australian Base Command, Parkhouse, Wiltshire Ancestry
W A MITCHELMORE 1902 VIC private 609 2nd Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse: transferred to 2nd Scottish Horse Ancestry
W A MITCHELMORE 1906   private, Durban Light Infantry: awarded Natal Medal Anglo Boer War
William Alfred MITCHELMORE 1901   sergeant 30141, 2nd Scottish Horse Oz-Boer database
William Alfred MITCHELMORE 1901   enlisted as trooper in 2nd Scottish Horse 26 Feb 1901, discharged 4 Sep 1901 Anglo Boer War
William Alfred MITCHELMORE 1902 VIC Commonwealth Contingent for Service in South Africa (Boer War), enlisted 10 Jan 1902 Melbourne, service
 no. 609; previously served as private in 2nd Scottish Horse
National Archives of Australia
William Alfred MITCHELMORE 1902 VIC private 609, 2nd Btn Australian Commonwealth Horse Australian War Memorial
William Alfred MITCHELMORE 1903   awarded Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps for Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal and King's Medal South Africa 1901, 1902 UK National Archives
World War 1 records

Digital copies of the servicemen's files referenced below, which may be up to 70 pages long, are available free of charge from the National Archives of Australia.

Name Date(s) State Information Source
? MUCHMORE 2 May 1914 SA staff sergeant-major: acted as gun platform umpire during 34th Battery, Field Artillery, firing practice The Mail (Adelaide)16 May 1914
? MUCHMORE 11-30 Jan 1915 SA staff sergeant-major: detailed to attend signal camp at Brighton The Advertiser (Adelaide) 4 Jul 1914
? MUCHMORE 1915-1919   included in Roll of Honour circulars, MUCHMORE-MUIRSON Australian War Memorial
A A MICHELMORE, Mr 15 Jul 1918 SA farmer: enlisted Chronicle (Adelaide) 20 Jul 1918
Alway Andrew MICHELMORE 15 Jul 1918 SA single farmer b 29 Jul 1895 Meadows, next of kin Sarah MICHELMORE (mother), Dashwood's Gulley: enlisted at Adelaide, assigned to depot National Archives of Australia
Benjamin George Siward Brooks MOUCHEMORE 5 Oct 1916 WA single motor mechanic aged 34 yr b Geelong VIC, next of kin Henry Brooks MOUCHEMORE (father), Albany: enlisted at Geelong, service no. 13446 National Archives of Australia
Benjamin George Siward Brooks MOUCHEMORE Sep 1917 WA of Albany: severely wounded in action West Australian (Perth) 11 Sep 1917
Benjamin George MOUCHEMORE 20 Dec 1917   driver 13446, 5th AA Sub Pk: returned to Australia Australian War Memorial
E C (Ted) MOUCHEMORE 3 Oct 1917 WA private, 28th Battalion aged 22: killed in action somewhere in France; youngest son of H B & A MOUCHEMORE of Albany, brother of Mrs S O'DONNELL of Boulder Road, Kalgoorlie Kalgoorlie Miner 16 Nov 1918
Edward Charles MOUCHEMORE 6 Oct 1916 WA single laborer aged 20 yr 2 mo b Queenscliffe VIC, next of kin Harry MOUCHEMORE (father), Parade Street, Albany, previously served 2 yr in AGA: enlisted at Blackboy Hill, service
 no. 3651, 28th Bn
National Archives of Australia
Edward Charles MOUCHEMORE 29 Dec 1916 WA labourer aged 20, son of Henry & Mary MOUCHEMORE, Parade Street, Albany, attended Albany Public School, also trained as plumber, previously served 2 yr in home defence as gun layer, private 6351 , 28th Bn, 18th Reinf: embarked from Fremantle aboard HMAT A34 Persic; killed in action at Beaurevoir, France WWI Pictorial Honour Roll of West Australians
Edward Charles MOUCHEMORE 3 Oct 1918 WA private 6351, 28th Bn, enlisted 6 Oct 1916: killed in action in France, bur France Australian War Memorial
Edward Charles MOUCHEMORE 3 Oct 1918 WA aged 22, son of Henry and Mary MOUCHEMORE, Albany, private 6351, 28th Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF: killed in action; bur Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France Commonwealth War Graves Commission
G MOUCHEMORE May 1917   leading cornet with the Siege Brigade Band: promoted to sergeant Queenscliff Sentinel 26 May 1917
George Fordham MOUCHEMORE 5 Jun 1915 VIC married sign writer aged 26 b Queenscliffe, next of kin Fanny MOUCHEMORE (wife), Symond St, Queenscliff, serving in RAGA (joined Jul 1908): enlisted at Taunton England in 36th (Australian) Siege Brigade RGA, service
 no. 114, agreed to allot 2/5 of his pay to support his wife
National Archives of Australia
Geo MOUCHEMORE Oct 1916   gunner: on instructional staff at Salisbury Plains, England Queenscliff Sentinel 7 Oct 1916
George Fordham MOUCHEMORE 2 Mar 1919   corporal 114, 36th H A B, enlisted 31 Dec 1915: returned to Australia Australian War Memorial
Herbert MOUCHEMORE 1914-1920   service no. changed from 7533 to VX133211 National Archives of Australia
Herbert MOUCHEMORE 17 Mar 1919   private 7533, A A Working Party, enlisted 3 Jul 1917: returned to Australia Australian War Memorial
Holbrook Mitchelmore ATTWOOD 1915 NSW aged 23, born Cootamundra: applied to enlist National Archives of Australia
Holbrook Mitchelmore ATTWOOD 26 Mar 1915 NSW single general merchant aged 23 yr 6 mo b Cootamundra, next of kin G. T. ATTWOOD (father), Cootamundra, previously received drill at Sydney Grammar School: enlisted at Liverpool, service
 no. 1001, ALH
National Archives of Australia
Holbrook Mitchelmore ATTWOOD 30 Jun 1915 NSW aged 23, eldest son of Mr G T ATTWOOD, private, 6th Reinforcements, 1st ALH: went to Liverpool camp after enlisting, contracted double pneumonia on leave at Cootamundra and died the same day, was to have sailed 3 days later; given miliary funeral at Christ Church, Cootamundra Cootamundra Herald 2 Jul 1915
Holbrook Mitchelmore ATTWOOD 30 Jun 1915 NSW father Mr G T ATTWOOD of Cootamundra, trooper 1001, 6th Reinforcements, 1st Light Horse: died of pneumonia at Cootamundra Australian War Memorial
Horace Oliver MITCHELMORE 12 Sep 1918 NSW single bank clerk b 30 Nov 1898 Wagga Wagga, next of kin Henry Ernest MITCHELMORE (father), Wagga Wagga, previously served 20 mo in 44th Infy Colonial Forces: enlisted at Wagga Wagga, service
 no. 67666, 266 M Reinfts
National Archives of Australia
Horace Oliver MITCHELMORE 2 Nov 1918 NSW unm bank clerk aged 19 of Guntawang, Wagga, son of E E MITCHELMORE, Guntawang, private 67666, 16-27 NSW Reinforcements: embarked Sydney aboard HMAT Medic Australian War Memorial
Icel Edwin MICHELMORE 28 May 1918 SA single chemist b 30 Jan 1892 Meadows, resident at Merouka?, next of kin Sarah MICHELMORE (mother), Meadows, previously apprenticed to Birks Ltd 4 yr: applied for enlistment at Kadina National Archives of Australia
World War 2 records

The following records cover various arms of the Australian Military Forces: the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) [Army], Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Army Reserves: the Army Militia Volunteers (AMV) and the Citizen's Military Forces (CMF).

Name Date(s) State Information Source
Alan Edward MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 21 Jul 1923 Kew, next of kin George MITCHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Melbourne, service no. 142339 National Archives of Australia
Alexander Lyell MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 QLD b 17 Feb 1925 Clarny, next of kin Edith MITCHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Canungra, service no. NX193954 National Archives of Australia
Alfred Keith MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 17 Nov 1918 Strathalbyn, next of kin Melrose MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Keswick, service no. SX25184 National Archives of Australia
Alway Andrew MICHELMORE 1939-1945   enlisted in CMF, service no. S65403 National Archives of Australia
Arthur MOUCHEMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 5 Mar 1906 Albany WA, next of kin Ivy MOUCHEMORE: enlisted in AIF at Melbourne, service no. VX127786 National Archives of Australia
Carl GUNTHER 8 May 1940   of Bulolo, New Guinea: guest at a military smoko at Wau Drill Hall Townsville Daily Bulletin 22 May 1940
Carl GUNTHER 1942   former Australian medical officer in New Guinea, now a prisoner of war Cairns Post 14 Dec 1942
Carl Ernest Mitchelmore GUNTHER 12 Dec 1945   major AIR HQ Malaysia: discharged Department of Veteran Affairs
Carl Ernest Mitchelmore GUNTHER 12 Dec 1945 NSW b 30 Mar 1904 Sydney, next of kin Edna GUNTHER: major NX76596, AIF HQ Malasia, enlisted 28 Nov 1941 Manly, had been a prisoner of war: discharged National Archives of Australia
Cyril Emanuel MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 WA b 11 Jul 1904 South Devon, England, next of kin Alice MITCHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Claremont, service no. WX5069 National Archives of Australia
Douglas MICHELMORE Jun 1943   of R A Irish & Michelmore, chartered accountants: has landed at Edmonton, Canada, to complete training as an air observer The Southern Mail (Bowral) 25 Jun 1943
Douglas MICHELMORE 1943-1944   service no. 423809 National Archives of Australia
Douglas Florance MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 13 Jun 1905 Cootamundra, next of kin George MITCHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Homebush, service no. NX3961 National Archives of Australia
Douglas MICHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 15 Nov 1916 Sydney, next of kin Joyce MICHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Sydney, service no. 423809 National Archives of Australia
Douglas Graham MICHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 14 Dec 1927 Glasshouse Mountains QLD, next of kin Edith MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Liverpool, service no. NX503287 National Archives of Australia
F G MICHELMORE Sep 1941   of Strathalbyn: enlisted in 2nd AIF Southern Argus (Port Elliot) 4 Sep 1941
J MICHELMORE Jan 1942 SA captain, AWAS: quarter-master, Mount Lofty training camp [also Aug] The Mail (Adelaide)17 Jan 1942
Frank Mitchelmore ISSELL 1939-1945 VIC b 10 Aug 1897 Malvern, next of kin Lillian ISSELL: enlisted in AIF at Caulfield, service no. VX40213 National Archives of Australia
Frank Mitchelmore ISSELL 1939-1945 VIC b 10 Aug 1897 Malvern, next of kin Lillian ISSELL: enlisted in CMF at South Melbourne, service no. V82844 National Archives of Australia
Frederic Gordon MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 22 Nov 1921 Strathalbyn, next of kin Frederic MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Wayville, service no. SX13950 National Archives of Australia
Geoffrey Mouchemore CONGDON 1939-1945 VIC b 13 Sep 1917 Melbourne, next of kin Edward CONGDON: enlisted in RAAF at Melbourne, service no. 11987 National Archives of Australia
George David MICHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 12 Mar 1915 Tent Hill, next of kin Winifred MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Tenterfield, service no. N438668 National Archives of Australia
Harold James MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 WA b 3 Feb 1898 Devonshire, England, next of kin Florence MITCHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Perth, service no. W243440 National Archives of Australia
Harry Bruce MITCHELMORE 6 Sep 1943 NSW b 15 Jul 1909 Wagga Wagga, next of kin Elizabeth MITCHELMORE: enlisted at Wagga Waggaprivate NX35605, 2/2nd Australian Infantry Battalion National Archives of Australia
Henry George MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 27 Apr 1902 Norwood, next of kin Phillip MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Stenhouse Bay, service no. S74056 National Archives of Australia
Herbert MOUCHEMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 24 Dec 1899 Albany, next of kin Elsie MOUCHEMORE: enlisted in AIF at Melbourne, service no. VX133211 National Archives of Australia
J N MICHELMORE 1939-1945   instrument mechanic, engineering maintenance ground staff, service no. 132774 (RAAF) Williams, T J, & Gotham, B J (2006),We went to war: A WWII wartime roster of the 380th Bomb Group
Jack Neville MICHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 9 Nov 1911 Tent Hill, next of kin George MICHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Sydney, service no. 132774 National Archives of Australia
Jack Neville MICHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 9 Nov 1911 Emmaville, next of kin George MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Newcastle, service no. N154126 National Archives of Australia
Jean MICHELMORE Dec 1941 VIC lieutenant, Australian Women's Army Service: attended officers' training course in Melbourne The Advertiser (Adelaide) 16 Dec 1941
Jean MICHELMORE Jul 1943 VIC captain, AWAS quarter-master & adjutant: left for Melbourne to take up new AWAS appointment The Advertiser (Adelaide) 30 Jul 1943
Jean MICHELMORE Sep 1944   major, AWAS: previously posted to the north, to take up appointment as Assistant Controller of Administration News (Adelaide) 27 Sep 1944
Jean MICHELMORE Feb 1946   Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Women's Services, HQ, Australian Military Forces The Advertiser (Adelaide) 5 Feb 1946
K MICHELMORE Nov 1942 SA of Strathalbyn: enlisted in 2nd AIF Southern Argus (Port Elliot) 3 Dec 1942
Jeffrey Gordon MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 3 Nov 1921 Meadows, next of kin Archie MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF in the field, service no. SX31178 National Archives of Australia
John Frances Morley MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 NT b 24 Jun 1923 Hobart TAS, next of kin Dorothy MITCHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Long, service no. TX16642 National Archives of Australia
Laverance Peter MOUCHEMORE 10 Jun 1940 VIC b 8 Apr 1912 Queenscliff, next of kin Roma MOUCHEMORE (wife), 109 Stevedore St, Williamstown VIC: enlisted in RAN at Williamstown, ordinary seaman W/1554 National Archives of Australia
Leslie MOUCHEMORE 21 Jan 1946 VIC b 17 Nov 1916 Albany WA, next of kin Ruth MOUCHEMORE: gunner WX36755, 2/4 Aust Fld Rgt AIF, enlisted 7 Feb 1943 Tallarook: discharged National Archives of Australia
M MICHELMORE, Miss Nov 1941 VIC of Victoria: appointed assistant commandant in Victoria, Australian Women's Army Service, has had experience with Red Cross transport The Argus (Melbourne) 24 Nov 1941
Madge Eunice MICHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW b 6 Jan 1919 Emmaville, next of kin George MICHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Sydney, service no. 176009 National Archives of Australia
May Ileen MICHELMORE 1939-1945 WA b 19 Jan 1914 Adelaide A, next of kin Percival MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Perth, service no. WX35361 National Archives of Australia
May MICHELMORE Feb 1946 SA corporal, Australian Army Medical Women's Service of Medindie: to serve with the Australian General Hospital in Japan The Advertiser (Adelaide) 5 Feb 1946
May MICHELMORE May 1946   private, AAMWS: photographed at the 130th AGH, Eta Jima Island, Japan The Australian Women's Weekly 11 May 1946
Olive Jean MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 6 Apr 1916 Alberton, next of kin Percival MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Wayville, service no. SF64673 National Archives of Australia
P C MOUCHEMORE Jul 1941 VIC lance corporal aged 27, eldest son of Mr & Mrs MOUCHEMORE of Beach Street, Queenscliff, formerly fisherman of Lorne and well-known footballer, left Australia in Sep 1940, took part in Libyan, Greek and Crete campaigns: listed as missing in action The Argus (Melbourne) 11 Jul 1941
P C MOUCHMORE 1939-1945   A/L/Cpl VX25344, 6th Div Prov Co, Australian Imperial Force: prisoner of war, Germany FindMyPast
Percival MUCHMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 7 Sep 1888 Queenscliff, next of kin Charlotte MUCHMORE: enlisted in CMF at Queenscliff, service no. V379329 National Archives of Australia
Peter Mackellar MICHELMORE 1939-1945 QLD b 10 Dec 1925 Sydney, next of kin John MICHELMORE:enlisted in AIF, service no. QX58123 National Archives of Australia
Philip Charles MICHELMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 3 Jun 1911 Holmefield Canada, next of kin Frederick MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Dnong, service no. V379626 National Archives of Australia
Roy Athol MICHELMORE 1939-1945 QLD b 16 Aug 1921 Emmaville, next of kin Raymond MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Wallangarra, service no. QX50783 National Archives of Australia
Thomas Alick MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 11 Nov 1903 Strathalbyn, next of kin Elizabeth MICHELMORE:enlisted in CMF at Victor Harbour, service no. S65448 National Archives of Australia
Trevor John MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 24 Sep 1924 Kew, next of kin George MITCHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Melbourne, service no. 126329 National Archives of Australia
Victor MOUCHEMORE 1939-1945 WA b 3 Sep 1913 Albany, next of kin Berenice MOUCHEMORE:enlisted in CMF at Midland Junction, service no. W69292 National Archives of Australia
Vivian John MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 18 Sep 1902 Meadows, next of kin Eileen MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Adelaide, service no. S70435 National Archives of Australia
W H MOUCHEMORE 1939-1945 SA service no. V442530: enlisted in CMF National Archives of Australia
William Andrew MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 16 Mar 1919 Strathalbyn, next of kin Frederic MICHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Adelaide, service no. 442885 National Archives of Australia
William Andrew MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 16 Mar 1919 Strathalbyn, next of kin Frederic MICHELMORE: enlisted in AIF at Gawler, service no. SX21531 National Archives of Australia
Wesley Charles MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 23 Jul 1923 Meadows, next of kin Archie MICHELMORE: enlisted in RAAF at Adelaide, service no. 47586: National Archives of Australia
Wesley Charles MICHELMORE 1939-1945 SA b 23 Jul 1923 Meadows, next of kin A MICHELMORE: enlisted in CMF at Meadows, service no. S56412 National Archives of Australia
William Henry MOUCHEMORE 1939-1945 VIC b 21 Oct 1897 Queenscliff, next of kin Mrs W H MOUCHEMORE: enlisted in AMV at Williamstown, service no. 442530 National Archives of Australia
War memorial inscriptions

The following data are taken from various war memorials in Australia (not including the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, details from which are included elsewhere on this page).

Name Date(s) State Memorials Source
B MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW Victory Memorial Gardens, Wagga Wagga personal visit
B MOUCHEMORE 1939-1945 VIC Honour Roll, Bendigo RSL Monument Australia
Carl Ernest Mitchelmore GUNTHER 1939-1945 NSW Manly WWII Roll of Honour, Manly Manly Council
D MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 ACT World War Two Honour Roll, Tharwa Public Hall, Tharwa Monument Australia
D G MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW Honour Roll, Moss Vale Services Club, Moss Vale personal visit
Douglas Florance MITCHELMORE 1939-1945 NSW Queanbeyan & District Honour Roll, Old Council Chambers, Queanbeyan Monument Australia
E C MOUCHEMORE 3 Oct 1918 WA War Memorial, Mt Clarence, Albany www.ozburials.com
Edward Charles MOUCHEMORE Sep 1930 WA State War Memorial, Mt Eliza, Perth National Library of Australia
H MITCHELMORE 1914-1919 NSW Victory Memorial Gardens, Wagga Wagga personal visit
Other records
Name Date(s) State Information Source
? MOUCHEMORE 13 Jan 1910 VIC gunner: slightly wounded in gun accident at Pt Nepean, Queenscliff The Daily News (Perth) 13 Jan 1910
? MUCHMORE Dec 1913 SA SSM, late of the Royal Field Artillery: assistant instructor at special school for the 34th Battery, Field Artillery held at Parade Ground, Adelaide The Advertiser (Adelaide) 13 Dec 1913
A F H MICHELMORE 1922-1960   RAAE: reclassification of A23403 LAC MICHELMORE A F H National Archives of Australia
Carl Ernest Mitchelmore GUNTHER Aug 1923 NSW member of Sydney University Scouts, 1st Division Infantry: promoted to lieutenant Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 16 Aug 1923
Carl Ernest Mitchelmore GUNTHER 1923-1941   b 30 Mar 1904 National Archives of Australia
Carl Ernest Mitchelmore GUNTHER 1951   appointed major, New Guinea Volunteer Rifles National Archives of Australia
D M MICHELMORE 1922-1960   correspondence National Archives of Australia
Elsie J MOUCHEMORE 1920   application for living allowance: widow of 7215 Private G COOMBS National Archives of Australia
Jack Arthur MUCHEMORE 1917-1954   b 4 Aug 1894 National Archives of Australia
Jack Arthur MOUCHEMORE 2 Dec 1932 VIC b 4 Aug 1895 Portsea, belongs to Williamstown, living at 11 Bauchery Street, Essendon, pre-war occupation salesman: letter to Official World War I Historian Australian War Memorial
M R MUCHMORE, Mrs 1928-1929 SA of Woodside: request for donation of private records of Lieutenant T E MUCHMORE Australian War Memorial
T E MUCHMORE, the late 1932 NSW lieutenant, 4 AFA Brigade, b 19 May 1884 Finchley, Middlesex, member of the Australian Permanent Force: letter from Official World War I Historian addressed to Mrs M R MAZZAROL, Albert Street, Harbord [corrected to 30 George Street, Manly] Australian War Memorial

 

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