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Alex Sutherland MILLER

Regimental number1699
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMa, Seasalter Lodge, Whitstable, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height6' 1"
Weight196 lbs
Next of kinFather, J C Miller, Ma, Seasalter Lodge, Whitstable, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDischarged 18 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted Alexander Sutherland NR
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Transferred from 22nd Bn to 21st Bn, Egypt, 27 August 1915. Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force from Alexandria, 29 August 1915.

Admitted to 13th Casualty Clearing Station, 18 September 1915; proceeded to Mudros on HS 'Maheno', 18 September 1915 (tonsillitis); admitted to 'Floriana' Hospital, Malta, 23 September 1915 (gastritis).

Proceeded to England on board 'Regina d'Italia', 9 October 1915; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 18 October 1915; discharged to Depot, Abbey Wood, 3 February 1916. Discharged from duty, London, 18 June 1916 (permanently unfit for service at home or abroad).

Medical report upon discharge states: 'On the 17th September invalided to Malta with dysentery and tonsillitis, thence to Birmingham. About two months ago he developed synovitis in left knee. In December 1914 he had a fall of 16 feet resulting in an injury to the knee'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLER Alex Sutherland

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