Herbert Stanley Millard

First Name: 
Herbert
Middle Name: 
Stanley
Last Name: 
Millard
Date of Birth: 
Friday, August 4, 1899
Mother's Name: 
Prudence Millard
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, August 14, 1917
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
56th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

Herbert Stanley Millard (Service No 3747), was born in Bulli, N.S.W.

At enlistment, he claimed to be single, 21 years old, working as a coke worker and living in Coledale, N.S.W. In fact, Herbert had only just turned 18 years old.

He embarked on HMAT A14 Euripides, with 56th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement, on 31st October 1917, arriving in England on 26th December 1917. Herbert joined the 56th Battalion in the field, on 12th June 1918, and saw service on the Western Front.

On 13th July 1918, he was wounded in action, and admitted to hospital for treatment of shrapnel wounds to his back. Herbert was also diagnosed with trench fever. He was returned to Australia in January 1919, and discharged on 16th April 1919.

In 1926, Herbert married Violet Churn, at Redfern, N.S.W., and they raised 3 children.

On 29th August 1941, he enlisted for service in WW2, and served as Pte Millard (Service No N279705), with the 1st Training Battalion until 29th January 1942.

Herbert died in 1980.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MILLARD H S

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