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Albert MIELL

Date of birth11 November 1869
Place of birthAuburn, South Australia
SchoolAuburn Public School; Way College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
AddressYalpara Head Station, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily Mabel Miell, c/o Elder, Smith and Co., Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War in the 5th SAIB, de Lisle's Brigade; appointed adjutant; awarded the South Africa Medal with five bars.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingWalker's Ridge, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Served in the South African Campaign. Parents: Harry and Ellen MIELL; husband of Lily MIELL, 4th Avenue, St. Peters, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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