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William Stanley MILNER

Regimental number887
Place of birthLeongatha, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressTalbot Avenue, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Milner, Talbot Avenue, Canterbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date21 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 122 2nd Corporal Herbert James MILNER, No 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tresos Montes', 8 April 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 22 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 21 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILNER William Stanley

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