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Frank Ernest MILLETT

Regimental number6117
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
AddressHarriett Street, Red Hill, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Millett, Harriett Street, Red Hill, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 16 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919

Military Medal

'During the attack on the BEAUREVOIR Line, east of PERONNE, on 3rd October, 1918, after the capture of our objective, this man voluntarily went forward with a Lewis gun under heavy machine gun and rifle fire, and protected his platoon while they were mopping up. From an exposed position, he then rendered covering fire to the 26th Battalion who passed through the 25th Battalion to a further objective.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 January 1955
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery

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