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Albert MILLS

Regimental number2127
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolMount Gravatt State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressCleveland, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Mills, Mount Gravatt PO, Mount Gravatt via South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28.3
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. II), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
134
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth MILLS
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2126 Pte Frederick Arthur MILLS, 41st Bn, killed in action, 10 June 1917; 3346A Pte William John Richard MILLS, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 24 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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