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Herbert George MILLS

Regimental number600
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressWarragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 9.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F. Beitzel, Warragul, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Compulsory Military Training scheme (Area 49B); civil conviction for missing drills.
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2949/2941 Pte Henry James MILLS, 5th Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 22 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Hubert. Mother's name surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BITZALL.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLS Herbert George

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