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Neil MILLER

Regimental number1796
Place of birthAbbotsford Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address'St George's House', Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Miller, 'St George's House', Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Refers to 6,7, and 8 August 1915.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: Unspecified

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has consistently performed valuable work throughout, and has at all times set a splendid example under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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