The AIF Project

Alexander Lorimer MILLER

Date of birth19 January 1890
Place of birthBerwick-on-Tweed, Scotland
Place of birthBerwick-on-Tweed, England
SchoolGrammar School, Berwick-on-Tweed, Scotland; Berwick Grammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressDavenport Terrace, Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs E I Miller, 1 Davenport Terrace, Wayville, Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force, United Kingdom.
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 22 September 1915

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted September 1914 in Sydney; contracted enteric and was discharged as unfit, April 1915. Re-enlisted, Adelaide, June 1915. Married October 1915 to Elizabeth Isabel Kennedy. Left Australia February 1916. 'Leaves widow & one child Marion Lorimer Miller.' (details from wife)
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jane MILLER; husband of E. MILLER, 14 Holden Street, Kensington Park, South Australia
Other details

War service: France, Belgium. Wounded, 6 May 1917; invalided to Casualty Clearing Station; died there, 8 May 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format