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Robert William MILLER

Regimental number1901
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolStanmore Public School, New South Wales
AddressWemaba, Wemyss Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Miller, Wemaba, Wemyss Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for several in the New South Wales Scottish Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 27), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice MILLER, 12 Wemyss Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7041 Lance Corporal Keith MILLER MM, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919.

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