Service Number: 1909
Enlisted: 17 May 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Devonport, Tasmania, 30 September 1893
Home Town: Devonport, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: East Devonport State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 28 March 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Plot VII Row A Grave 32, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport Cenotaph, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Sheffield War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1909, 40th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918
17 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1909, Claremont, Tasmania
8 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1909, 40th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Hobart embarkation_ship: HMAT Ballarat embarkation_ship_number: A70 public_note: ''
28 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1909, 40th Infantry Battalion, Dernancourt/Ancre, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1909 awm_unit: 40th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1918-03-28

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Hugh Lyell MILBOURNE was born on 30th September, 1893 in Devonport, Tasmania

His parents were Hugh MILBOURNE and Lucy Emma Oldaker DRAKE