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John Frederickk McMILLAN

Regimental number4242
Date of birth23 December 1894
Place of birthWoolwich, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs E McMillan, Tongala, Victoria
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Forty-One on 14 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Other detailsEmigrated to Australia in 1912 with 2nd Class Certificate of Education. Before enlisting worked on family farm at Tongala, Victoria and as a jackaroo and butcher in Queensland. He enlisted from Echuca, Victoria and served at Gallipoli in 1915 and France in 1916. Married Elsie Rabone on 4 June 1917 at Warminster, England. They had one daughter and four sons. Retired as a sub-station officer from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade on 27 July 1955. He lived in Perth in 1956 and then Swan Hill from 1957 until his death.
Date of death12 August 1980 - Swan Hill, Victoria
Place of burialThe Necropolis, Springvale, Melbourne

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