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Edwin Horace MILLS

Regimental number1550
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolCharles St State School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraper
Address23 Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Mills, 23 Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed as a volunteer in the Senior Cadets, Launceston, Tasmania.
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eva MILLS, 23 Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Twice wounded.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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