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John Craig MILLS

Regimental number1455
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressClark Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 9"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Mills, Clark Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 71st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Place of enlistmentHamilton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1551
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date8 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 11 March 1916; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left leg), Melbourne, 8 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 April 1930
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILLS John Craig

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