Leslie Miltiades MULLEN DSO, MID*

MULLEN, Leslie Miltiades

Service Numbers: 959, Officer, T417
Enlisted: 28 August 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 15 August 1882
Home Town: Burnie, Burnie, Tasmania
Schooling: Queens College, Maryborough
Occupation: Area officer and accountant
Died: Vascular disease, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 18 March 1943, aged 60 years
Cemetery: Cornelian Bay Cemetery and Crematorium, Tasmania
Church of England Plot, Section GG, Grave 234
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lindisfarne Officers of the 12th Battalion Pictorial Honour Roll
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 959, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles

World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Officer, 12th Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Involvement 12th Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Southern, Sydney
22 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 12th Infantry Battalion
1 Dec 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant Colonel, 9th Infantry Battalion
1 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant Colonel, 9th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1917: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, Initiative and leadership in February 1917. At all times an inspiring example of bravery and energy.
4 Oct 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Broodseinde Ridge
18 Apr 1918: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
6 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant Colonel, 9th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lieutenant Colonel, T417
18 Mar 1943: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, T417, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Date unknown: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant Colonel, T417

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Leslie Miltiades MULLEN was born in Williamstown, Victoria on 15th August, 1882

His parents were William Rowland MULLEN & Caroline LOUGHHEAD

He married Alma Hope LANGEVELDT in Victoria in 1910

Leslie served in the Boer War until 1902 with the 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles, World War 1 & World War 2