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Edward Scott MILLAR

Regimental number57626
Place of birthDumfries, Scotland
AddressBridge Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs F.B. Millar, Bridge Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceLiverpool Scottish (left country)
Enlistment date23 February 1918
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateDied of disease 23 October 1918
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard Cemetery (Plot 13, Row G, Grave No. 6), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1918, and promoted Voyage Only Corporal the same day; disembarked Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918; marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 12 August 1918.

Marched into 1st Training Bn, 13 August 1918, and allotted to 9th Bn reinforcements.

Reverts to the rank of Private, 13 August 1918.

Promoted Acting Corporal, 13 August 1918.

Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 10 October 1918 (influenza); listed as dangerously ill, 14 October 1918.

Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 23 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia).

Buried, St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Sutton Veny, 29 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLAR Edward Scott

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