David Alfred MIELS

Badge Number: S4526, Sub Branch: Pinnaroo

MIELS, David Alfred

Service Number: 5730
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Littlehampton, South Australia, 13 April 1878
Home Town: Littlehampton, Mount Barker, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Ganger, S.A.R.
Died: Murray Bridge, South Australia, 25 July 1961, aged 83 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Murray Bridge (Adelaide Road) Cemetery, S.A.
Cemetery Murray Bridge Cemetery Section RSL - Burials Plot/Grave/Niche 73
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Littlehampton Honour Roll, Port Lincoln S.A.R. Eyre's Peninsula Division Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

27 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5730, 10th Infantry Battalion
27 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5730, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Barambah, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 5730, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal


Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA: 1910 - 1924) Tuesday 31 March 1914


Mr. D. A. Miels of the maintenance branch has been, appointed ganger in charge of the platelaying staff between the Wudinna siding and the Minnipa Hill Station, on the Port Lincoln section of lines.



Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA: 1910 - 1924) Wednesday 20 October 1915


Mr. D. A. Miels, of the maintenance branch, has been appointed ganger in charge of the permanent staff located   on the section from Chillundie to Ceduna, on the Eyre Peninsula line.