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Regimental number855
Place of birthBarry's Reef, Victoria
SchoolStrathbogie North State School and Wangaratta Grammar School, Victoria
Other trainingPrivate Night School and Workingmen's College
Address775 Rathdown Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C Vroland, 214 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCame from a family of teachers. After leaving school worked as a despatch clerk, and studied at night.
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Family/military connectionsCousins: Captain Norman Scott MACMILLAN, 1st Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 16 May 1919; 34789 Sergeant Major Ronald MacMillan MM, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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