Frederick William Mijch

Railway Employee, Striker

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1935 1937
  • Darlington Council seal (Civic Collection 2006.032.2)

Family background

Frederick William Mijch was born 20 May 1881 at 3 Goodman Terrace, Hart Street, Surry Hills, the son of Peter Mijch and Harriett Moore. He married Ethel Etheline Perry (1882-1959) 12 July 1905 at Sydney, NSW, and they had two sons. Mijch died 12 March 1966 at home 124 Perouse Road, Randwick, and he was cremated at the Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. Frederick Mijch also lived at 66 Darlington Road, Golden Grove.

Occupation & interests

Frederick William Mijch was employed as a striker in the Mechanical Engineer’s Branch of the NSW Government Railways at Eveleigh at a rate of 7 shillings per day (1906). He was dismissed during the Great Strike of 1917.

Local government service

Frederick William Mijch was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1935-37.


‘The Suburbs’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 November 1934, p. 15,

Mijch, Frederick William, Railway Personal History Card, State Archives NSW, NRS-12922-1-[11/16673]-[73],


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