|Place of birth||Hobart, Tasmania|
|Address||The Grove, Huon, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Amy Eliza Burgess, The Grove, Huon, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Milles spelt Miller|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Admitted to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 18 January 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 8 February 1916.
Allotted to and proceeded to join 12th Bn, Zeitoun, 1 March 1916; taken on strength, 1 March 1916.
Admitted to 1st Field Ambulance, 8 March 1916 (pthisis); transferred to 2nd Field Ambulance, 8 March 1916; to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 9 March 1916 (bronchitis); to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 21 March 1916; to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 1 April 1916; discharged for return to Australia, 9 June 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez, 10 June 1916; disembarked, 13 August 1916; discharged, 24 August 1916 (medically unfit, neurasthenia after diphtheria).
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalMedal stamps marked 'Returned 29 March 1924'.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BURGESS Douglas Milles|