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Regimental number2470
Place of birthYankalilla, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Yankalilla, South Australia
AddressYankalilla, South Australia
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinAunt, Miss Lily Britton, Normanville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row V, Grave No. 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Laura MILHINCH. Native of Yankalilla, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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