William MILLER

Regimental number968
Place of birthAnnagh, Gorey, Co Wexford, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.75"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Winifred Miller, Annagh, Wexford, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Tropical Force, F Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Discharge date15 November 1920
Other details

New Guinea

Embarked for overseas service, 20 August 1915.

Taken on strength, Rabaul, 6 January 1916.

Returned from furlough, 25 July 1918.

Left Rabaul for Kokopo, 25 July 1918.

Transferred to D Company, 17 August 1918.

Struck off strength, 16 October 1918.

Found guilty, 17 February 1919, of being absent from parade after being warned: awarded 7 days’ Confined to Barracks.

Found guilty, 22 April 1919, offence not recorded: awarded 14 days’ detention.

Attached to Fort Raluana, 12 May 1919.

Appointed Caretaker at Fort Ruluana and attached to Military Police, 9 April 1920.

Found guilty, 9 October 1920, of (1) drunkenness, (2) assault: sentenced to be discharged from the service.

Commenced return to Australia, from Rabaul, on board HT ‘Melusia’, 3 November 1920; disembarked Sydney, 15 November 1920.

Not eligible for war medals
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLER William