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Jonathan Lionel MILLS

Regimental number3851
Place of birthDiamond Creek, Victoria
SchoolUpper Diamond Creek State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressRiverina Road, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G M Mills, Diamond Creek, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Zonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row A, Grave No. 7), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma MILLS. Native of Upper Diamond Creek, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 5137 Pte Ernest Gordon MILLS, 57th Bn, killed in action, 27 October 1917.

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