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Edmund Osborn MILNE

Date of birth8 November 1886
Other NamesEdmind Osborn
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway traffic inspector
AddressRailway Station, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, E Milne, Railway Station, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameRailway Supply Detachment, Army Service Corps 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Railhead Supply Depot
Promotions

Major


Unit: Staff HQ 1 Anzac Corps
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176 (30 November 1916)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: Unspecified

Croix de Guerre (French)


Recommendation date: 27 September 1918"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Groix de Guerre (France), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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