William James MCMILLAN

MCMILLAN, William James

Service Number: 43
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: Australian Army Provost Corps
Born: Woolwich, England, 2 August 1893
Home Town: Tongala, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer (later Fireman Melbourne Fire Brigade)
Died: Natural causes, 10 May 1972, aged 78 years, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 43, Melbourne, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 43, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 43, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 43, 4th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli, GSW (neck)
11 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Machine Gun Company
12 Oct 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Driver, SN 43, 2nd Machine Gun Company, 2nd occasion - Shell wound (foot)
7 Jan 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, Australian Army Provost Corps
1 Sep 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, Australian Army Provost Corps
24 Jan 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 43, Australian Army Provost Corps

War Record

Arrived Egypt Dec 1914
Gallipoli Anzac Beach May 1915
Wounded 26th May
Hospital Malta June 1915
Gallipoli 12 August 1915
Evacuated enteric fever Sept 1915
Hospital Alexandria Oct 1915
Convalescence England
Transferred to 7th Brigade Machine Gun Company July 1916
Pozieres Aug 1916
Wounded Ypres Oct 1916
Hospital England
Returned to France 2nd Headquarters
Returned to Australia Nov 1918

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