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George James Mills

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    George James AWMM
  • Surname
    Mills AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Elijah James MILLS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 41838 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Birth notes
    Son of George James & Fanny Rosa MILLS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 July 2015 - BMD NZ Records
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.R. Mills (mother), Weber, via Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41838 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Mills was the son of G. J. Mills, of Pongaroa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XX. H. 10A. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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