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Charles George Norman MILES

Date of birth10 November 1884
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilitary officer
AddressMaribyrnong Barracks, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, C S Miles, Oriel Road, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Adjutant)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: Staff 2nd Division
Promotion date: 23 July 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

'Excellent work and devotion to duty especially at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916 and 6 October 1916

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (altered from Mention in Despatches)

'Conspicuously consistent good work. Valuable services at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

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).

Mention in Despatches

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

FateDischarged 30 May 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Order of St. Stanislas - 3rd Class (with swords) (Russia)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, CMG, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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