|Place of birth||Rosebank, Forbes, New South Wales|
|Address||Rosebank, Eugowra, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Mc Millan, Rosebank, Eugowra, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the Militia for 7 years.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/35/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||18th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||35|
|Age at death from cemetery records||35|
|Place of burial||Tyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row E, Grave No. 3), Passchendaele, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Eugowra Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Archibald and Mary McMILLAN. Native of Forbes, New South Wales|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2429 Pte Vivian Ernest McMILLAN, 18th Bn, killed in action, 5 June 1916; Nephew: 1184 Pte Roy Alexander McMILLAN, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 21 May 1915.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 18th Bn, and posted to 'A' Company, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 10 January 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 27 July 1916 (gun shot wound, nose); admitted to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 28 July 1916. Rejoined Bn, 16 August 1916.
Admitted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 10 November 1916; transferred to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 12 November 1916 (trench foot). Discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 17 November 1916; rejoined Bn, 19 November 1916.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 28 February 1917 (trench feet); transferred to 2nd Division Rest Station, 1 March 1917; rejoined Bn, 13 March 1917.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 18 March 1917 (boils, neck); transferred to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 27 March 1917; rejoined Bn, 1 August 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 21 September 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 5 October 1917.
Report by Commanding Officer, 18th Bn, stated: 'L/Cpl McMillan was moving with his Coy (D Coy) from vicinity of Anzac House (forward of Ypres) to a position on Broodseinde Ridge on 5.10.1917. The Coy was heavily shelled on approaching the Ridge and took shelter in trenches. A shell killed L/Cpl McMillan outright. He was buried where he fell - approx. location Sheet 28 N.E.1. (Zonnebeke) D.23.c.2010.'
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McMILLAN Robert Bruce|