Saturday, December 3, 2016

Asher Wilfred Millard

Serial Number and Rank: 2171, Private
Birth:  15 Feb 1891 Milton 1891/22065
Bap:  5 April 1891 St Peters and St Paul Milton
Parents:  Edward Millard and Meta Ahrens
Enlisted:  Rosewood Brisbane 27 July 1915
Next of Kin:  F. Edward Millard Rosewood, Queensland
Service:  26th Battalion with Brother Albert Edward Millard
KIA 12 May 1916
Burial:  France 82 Ration Farm Military Cemetery La Chapelle d’Armentieries
Honour Rolls:  Milton Public School
Milton Church of England
Brother Albert Edward Millard also in the 26th Battalion

Asher Wilfred Millard, born 1891 at Milton, son of Edward Millard and his wife Meta nee Ahrens, This branch of the Millard Family were living at Rosewood, Queensland in 1915. Asher served with the 26th Battalion was killed in action in May 1916, he is buried at the Ration Farm Military Cemetery La Chapelle d’Armentieries in France. His younger brother Albert Edward Millard was born 1894 in Milton also served with the 26th Battalion. Both their names appear on the Milton Public School and Milton Church of England honour boards.

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