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Charles MILLER

Regimental number3509
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDromana Road, Mornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Miller, 127 Wills Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Artillery Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For gallantry on 3 October, 1918; during an attack on the Beaurevoir Line, east of Amiens, an enemy post containing two machine guns and crews was encountered. He climbed through the wire, sniping at the crew as he did so. His fire was so accurate that the guns ceased fire and surrendered.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 42
Date: 20 May 1920

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Date of death30 May 1927

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