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Matthew MILLER

Regimental number5878
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolWest End State School, Townsville, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressWolfram Camp via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Josephine Miller, c/o Mrs Martin, Day Dawn Crossing, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death24.11
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 4 (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 4), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Frances MILLER (nee MERRITT); husband of Josephine MILLER, Armstrong Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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