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Regimental number16
Place of birthHolytown, Scotland
SchoolLongrigg Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia33
AddressCreek Road, Boolaroo via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, William Mills, 27 Wales Street, Paisley, Scotland
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameBrigade 9, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 April 1918
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialNmps-Au-Val British Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 21), Francis
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and S. MILLS, 27 Well Street, Paisley, Scotland. Native of Holytown, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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