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Arthur James MILLS

Date of birth10 July 1883
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDentist
Address'Ashburnham', Hassell Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Bellsy Mills, 'Ashburnham', Hassell Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: Anzac Section Imperian Camel Corps
Promotion date: 29 December 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Refers 19 September 1918.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 72 (2 September 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

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

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