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Ernest MILLS

Regimental number2376
Place of birthDeptford, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSA
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs susan Mills, 53 Old Woolwich Road, East Greenwich, London, England
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Good and consistent work in the trenches from 12 April to 28 July 1916 and good work during a raid on the enemy on 6 June 1916.'
Recommendation date: 17 September 1916

FateDischarged 28 January 1919
Other details

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

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