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Charles MILLER

Regimental number8573
Place of birthSeven Hills, South Australia
SchoolSisters of St Joseph Convent (Catholic) School, South Australia
Other trainingGarden work
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSeven Hills GPO, Seven Hills, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Herman Miller, Seven Hills GPO, Seven Hills, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces, Boulder, Western Australia, with the rank of sergeant.
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 August 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLarch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 12, buried near this spot), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Seven Hills Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Herman (d. 9 December 1941, aged 84, bu. Seven Hills) and Kate (d. 25 February 1908, aged 40; bu. Seven Hills) MILLER, Seven Hills, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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