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Regimental number2219
Place of birthNative Valley, Nairne, South Australia
SchoolNairne Public School, South Australia
Other trainingSchool of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressMypolonga, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Martha Mills, Native Valley, Nairne, South Australia
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Block O, Plot VIII, Row N, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hon. W. G. MILLS and Mrs L. MILLS, 'Millbrae', Native Valley, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2294 Pte Alec MILLS, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917; Pte T.B. MILLS, 9th Light Horse, died of meningitis, Mitcham Camp, Adelaide: did not leave Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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