Beresford Birdwood MILLER

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MILLER, Beresford Birdwood

Service Number: QX12249
Enlisted: 7 July 1940, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kyogle, New South Wales, 13 June 1920
Home Town: Aramac, Barcaldine, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Jackeroo
Died: Killed in action, Syria, 19 June 1941, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery
Grave ref. L 29
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

7 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Rockhampton, Queensland
7 Jun 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX12249, 2nd/25th Infantry Battalion, Syria - Operation Exporter
19 Jun 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX12249, 2nd/25th Infantry Battalion, Syria - Operation Exporter

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Biography

Beresford Birdwood MILLER was born on 13th June, 1920 in Kyogle, NSW

His parents were Robert Fraser MILLER and Elsie Annan WILSON

He had previous service with the CMF & then enlisted on 7th July, 1940 with 2/25 Australian Infantry Battalion

He was reported missing & found to be killed in action on 19th June 1941 in Syria and is buried in Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery & also memoralized in the Roll of Honour in Muttaburra and Aramac , Queensland

 

 

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