Arthur George MILLEA

Regimental number355
Date of birth1888
Place of birthStoke, Guildford, Surrey, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWoodanilling Gsr, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Alfred Millea, Chatham, England
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name28th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A36 Thirty Six on 12 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Discharge date10 June 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Alexandria with transport for Gallipoli on board H.T. 'Knight Templar', 4 September 1915. Admitted to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 October 1915 (enteritis). Disembarked at Alexandria from Mudros, 23 September 1915. Transferred to Machine Gun Company as Driver, 2 March 1916.

Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.

Found guilty of neglecting to obey an order, i.e. galloping horses from watering parade: awarded 5 days' Field Punishment No. 2. On leave in the United Kingdom, 2 September 1917; returned from leave, 16 September 1917. Admitted to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, for venereal disease treatment; total treatment: 69 days. Rejoined unit, 29 December 1917. Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 March 1918. Proceeded on leave to England, 23 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 10 September 1918.

Marched out for return to Australia, 10 January 1919; marched in No. 2 Convalescent Depot, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, 16 January 1919. Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board 'Anchises', 28 February 1919; disembarked Albany, 7 April 1919. Discharged, 10 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal