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William John MILDREN

Regimental number4851
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationBox maker
Address157 Somerset Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs B Noble, 157 Somerset Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Transferred to and taken on strength of 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1770110: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILDREN William John
Red Cross File No 1770110

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