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George William MILNE

Regimental number3856
Place of birthPortland Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEstate agent
AddressMain Street, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Milne, Main Street, Lilydale, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Not awarded)


'Consistent good work. Valuable services showing calm courage and devotion to duty at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 8 September 1916

FateDied of wounds 30 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No.28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jessie MILNE, Lilydale, Victoria. Native of Portland, Victoria

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