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William Henry MILLS

Regimental number2618
Place of birthPortsmouth, England
SchoolPublic School, Portsmouth, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressManchester Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Gertrude Mills, Manchester Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Age at death31.11
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 3499 Pte Sydney Horace WHITE, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 17 September 1916.

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