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Albert MILLS

Regimental number7282
Place of birthDandenong, Victoria
SchoolState School No. 1403, Dandenong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCycle and motor repairer
AddressCue, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.5
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, T J Mills, 62 Honeysuckle Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 June 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ellen MILLS. Native of Dandenong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 343 Corporal Edward MILLS, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLS Albert

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