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Leslie Miltiades MULLEN

Date of birth15 August 1882
Place of birthWilliamstown Victoria
OccupationArea officer and accountant
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alma Hopie Millen, 6 Vail Street, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name12th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 9th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 December 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

'Initiative and leadership in February 1917. At all times an inspiring example of bravery and energy.'
Recommendation date: "7 March 1917

Mention in Despatches (Awarded)

Conspicuous valuable services as Company Officer during period February-September 1917.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

Croix de Guerre (Belgian)

Recommendation date: 15 October 1918"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Croix de Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1943

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