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William MILLER

Regimental number5410
Date of birth18 September 1892
Place of birthLockhart's Creek, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLockhart's Creek, Red Bluff via Huon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Miller, Lockhart's Creek, Red Bluff via Huon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele
Age at death25
Place of burialLe Grand Military Cemetery (Plot 4, Row F, Grave No. 6), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Julia MILLER. Native of Lockharts Creek, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1153 Pte George MILLER, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 9 July 1915; 429 Pte Robert MILLER, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918; Ernest MILLER, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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