MILLINGTON, Joseph Henry

Service Number: 1031
Enlisted: 21 February 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sorell, Tasmania, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Sorell, Sorell, Tasmania
Schooling: Sorell State School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 30 January 1917
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Plot1V, Row D,Grave 24 - Headstone inscription: Safe in the arms of Jesus gone but not forgotten,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sorell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, Claremont, Tasmania
1 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, 40th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph William and Sarah Ann Millington of Sorell, Tasmania; brother of Clarence Arthur Millington who returned to Australia after having served with the 40th Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal