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Regimental number1909
Place of birthEast Devonport, Tasmania
SchoolState School, East Devonport, Tasmania
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Hugh Milbourne, East Devonport, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHeilly, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 32), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Lucy MILBOURNE, East Devonport, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1217 Pte Jack Drake MILBOURNE, 15th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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