Miles, Thomas Alfred (Lieutenant, b.1889 - d.1979)

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Accession Number 2DRL/0554
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 wallets: 6cm
Object type Diary
Maker Miles, Thomas Alfred
Place made Australia, Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1914-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/071/017
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 258 Lieutenant Thomas Alfred Miles, 12 Battalion and 3 Light Trench Mortar Battery. Carbon copies of diaries written in letter form. Covers service from enlistment in August 1914 to return to Australia in February 1919. The diaries contain regular detailed entries. Lt Miles saw active service in Egypt, Gallipoli where he was wounded, and France. Lt Miles was awarded a Military Cross in his actions in operations east of Ypres in September 1917.