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Regimental number19
Place of birthWick, Scotland
OccupationTram driver
Address215 Glenferrie Road, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinJas. Millar, 'Tomich', Nigg Station, Ross-shire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the 51st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRipplea, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll60
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date21 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 21 April 1919.

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death17 November 1944
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLAR John

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