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George Herbert MILLETT

Regimental number2109
Place of birthPenzance, England
OccupationBank accountant
AddressWestern Australia Bank, Cue, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5.75"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Henry Millett, Deighton Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Western Australian Volunteers; previously rejected for enlistment on account of height.
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name28th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date25 May 1921
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 15 August 1916 (gun shot wound, chest: severe).

Married Ethel Louise DOLPHIN, spinster, aged 24, The Register Office, Brentford, 15 November 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Narkunda', 7 January 1921; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 25 May 1921.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death25 March 1942
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLETT George Herbert

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