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Edwin John MILDE

Regimental number2199
Date of birth1890
Place of birthEudunda, South Australia
ReligionLutheran
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressRose Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Julius Ernest Milde, Swain Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date13 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 15 April 1916; transferred to Artillery Details, 15 May 1916.

Taken on strength, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, and posted to 55th Battery, 6 December 1916. Transferred to 57th Battery, 23 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 July 1919; discharged, 13 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 November 1939
Age at death49
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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