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Arthur William MILLER

Regimental number2276
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressNorth Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 9"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs R. Miller, 177 Barton Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Discharge date16 April 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked 9 March 1916; disembarked Suez, 3 April 1916.

To retain acting rank, 19 April 1916.

Attached to 32nd Bn, Ferry Post, 22 April 1916.

Reverts to the rank of Private, 13 May 1916.

Taken on strength as a supernumerary, 16 May 1916; taken on strength, 18 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 19 July 1916; admitted to No 1 Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916; transferred to No 7 Ambulance Train, 21 July 1916; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 21 July 1916 (gunshot wound, right groin and thigh); to England, 22 July 1916; to Military Hospital, Tooting, 23 July 1916; reported to Furlough Depot, 26 October 1916, and granted furlough until 10 November 1916; to report to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 10 November 1916.

Discharged from No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 12 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916; disembarked Adelaide, 31 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit, gunshot wound, right groin), Adelaide, 16 April 1917.

Total war service: 1 year 182 days (of which 298 days were abroad).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death30 August 1939
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLER Arthur William

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