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Lionel Alexander Michael MILLAR

Regimental number2042
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolPrincess Hill State School, North Carlton, Victoria, and private tuition following.; Princess Hill State School, North Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address58 Flannery Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Millar, 58 Flannery Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed with the bushmen's Contingent, Boer, War, and for several years in the Victorian Artillery.
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name6th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll128
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe held several cycling handicap records, and had won a number of cycling evets. (details from brother)
FateDied of wounds 30 August 1915
Place of death or woundingAlexandria, Egypt
Date of death30 August 1915
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 125), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary MILLAR
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAfter mother's death next of kin stated to be Mr George Millar (brother), C/- John Millar, Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria

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