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George Charles Stewart MILLER

Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolTerrace School, Wellington, New Zealand
Other trainingWellington College, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia18
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address27 Musgrave Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Peter H Miller, 27 Musgrave Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service11th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served for 5 years in the Artillery (Volunteers), Sydney, New South Wales.
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis (maternal) grandfather served 30 years in the 64th Regiment, and all his forbears were army men. On his father's side his great grandfather was a Black Watch man, and the writer was 18 years in the Volunteers in Scotland and New Zealand. (details from father)
FateDied of wounds 4 March 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Sars, France
Age at death25.5
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialFlatiron Copse Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 3), Mametz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Caroline MILLER, 27 Musgrave Street, Mosman, New South Wales

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