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Patrick Joseph MILLER

Regimental number4749
Place of birthEmerald, Queensland
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School, Emerald, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEmerald, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Miller, Emerald, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas killed while using a machine gun charging the enemy. (details from mother)
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death21
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XX, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary MILLER, Emerald, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1686A Pte John MILLER, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919; 857 Pte Michael Joseph MILLER, 1st Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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