Richard Thomas Millard

First Name: 
Robert
Middle Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
Millard
Date of Birth: 
Monday, January 24, 1898
Mother's Name: 
Agnes Amelia Millard
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, December 1, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
Machine Gun Company
Company: 
4th
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, June 1, 1939
Place of Death: 
Gladstone, Qld
Details: 

Richard Thomas Millard (Service No 654), was born in Bulli, N.S.W.

At enlistment, he was single, 18 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived in Bulli, N.S.W. Richard had served 4 years with the Cadets, and 4 months with the 37th Militia.

Richard embarked on HMAT A9 Shropshire, with Machine Gun Company 4, 11th Reinforcement, on 11th May 1917, arriving in England, on 19th July 1917. He joined his unit in France on 18th April 1918, and saw service on the Western Front until the end of the war. Richard was returned to Australia in September 1919, and discharged on 1st December 1919.

In 1939, Richard was working as a labourer, in Gladstone, Queensland, when he died.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MILLARD R T

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