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Jack Leslie MILLS

Regimental number1969
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolNewtown Public School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia9
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpet planner
Address59 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Mills, 59 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 33), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabella MILLS. Native of Auckland, New Zealand

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