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Oswald Thomas MILLS

Regimental number504
Place of birthColac Victoria
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressIllowa via Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, Horace Mills, Narracan, Victoria
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous services and devotion to duty during period February to September 1917.'
Recommendation date: 29 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

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

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