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Hugh Everett MILLER

Regimental number719
Place of birthMannanarie, South Australia
SchoolOodlawirra Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressOodlawirra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Miller, Oodlawirra, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingNear Peronne, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth MILLER, Oodla-Wirra, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4224 Pte James Hartley Thomas MILLER, 10th Bn, killed in action, 10 June 1917; Cousins: 3738 Pte Edward Wilfred POTTER, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916; 3739 Pte Albert Thomas POTTER, killed in action; 3740 Pte Hurtle Francis Constable POTTER, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 3-4 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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