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Henry Blake MILLER

Regimental number6838A
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
SchoolAuburn State School and Scotch College
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGlenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 2.75"
Weight188 lbs
Next of kinFather, J. Miller, 4 Kooyong-Koot Road, Glenferrie, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date19 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 April 1917
Place of enlistmentGlenferrie, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCousins: 5036 Gunner William Lindsay AFFLECK, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; 871 Sergeant Herbert Alexander AFFLECK, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 17 August 1917.
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMontbrehain, France
Age at death21
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row T, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret Ann MILLER, 11 Victoria Road, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLER Henry Blake

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