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William George MILLETT

Regimental number5421
Place of birthPort Douglas, Queensland
SchoolCraiglea State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressThe Grange, Port Douglas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr W Millett, Port Douglas, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.3
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret MILLETT. Native of Port Douglas, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7724 Pte Thomas Augustine MILLETT [served as O'DONOGHUE], 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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