Background : Son of Thomas and Annie Milliken; husband of Mary Milliken, of Hampton, Victoria, Australia. Father of Bob. Played bagpipes. Was piper in the Militia Victorian Scottish Regiment.
Service & personal summary At enlistment : married. Previous Militia military experience. Blue eyes, brown hair. Marks / scars : scar above and below right eye, scar pigmented stain left elbow.
12/07/1940 Taken on strength Recruit Reception Depot Royal Park, Victoria.
18/07/1940 Transferred from Recruit Reception Depot to 3 Engineering Training Depot Dandenong, Victoria.
20/09/1940 Transferred from 3 Engineering Training Depot Dandenong, Victoria to 2/2 Pioneer Training Battalion Hamilton, Victoria.
01/10/1940 Classified Group II Plumber.
01/01/1941 Posted to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
02/01/1941 Posted from 2/2 Pioneer Training Battalion Hamilton, Victoria to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
03/01/1941 Appointment Group II Spec terminated Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
07/04/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales on H.M.S. Queen Mary (H.M.T. N.N.).
03/05/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
12/06/1941 Transferred to Pioneer Training Battalion A.I.F.
12/06/1941 Marched into Pioneer Training Battalion.
04/07/1941 Marched out from Pioneer Training Battalion to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
04/07/1941 Taken on strength 2/2 Pioneer Battalion from Pioneer Training Battalion.
31/01/1942 Embarked Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
07/03/1942 Reported missing in action.
30/04/1942 Battalion casualty. Reported missing in action (Java) and transferred to X list.
01/10/1942 Previously reported missing in action now believed prisoner of war.
28/09/1943 Deceased whilst in prisoner of war Thailand camp.
04/11/1943 Reported prisoner of war.
22/12/1943 Reported interned in Thailand prisoner of war camp.