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Major Eli MILLS

Regimental number2781
Place of birthTipton England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Harry Mills, 3 Victoria Avenue, High Street, Smethwick, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: "9 March and 8 April 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent, thorough work and devotion to duty as C.Q.M.S. since the landing of his Unit in FRANCE. He has endeavoured to carry out the spirit of his regard to salvage work, and has been most successful in taking up supplies to the Front Line under all circumstances. he is in every way an excellent N.C.O.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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

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