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Alexander MILLS

Regimental number4226
AddressAlice Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Mills, Jane Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Crossed through)

Recommendation date: 19 August 1916


Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. When all his officers had become casualties, he took charge of an important part of our line, and held it against repeated attacks with the few men who remained out of his platoon.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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