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Douglas Ross Mills

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Mills AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII A/1785 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 September 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Harry James Mills (father), 43 Upland Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII A/1785 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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Lost at sea, sunk by a mine AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Douglas Mills was the youngest son of Harry James and Linda Myra Mills, of Remuera, Auckland.

    Educated at Auckland Grammar School.

    Three sons, brothers served in WW2: Douglas Ross Mills (A/1785) killed on patrol; James Mills (RNVR) and John Mills (RNZAF) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Bristol Channel AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Meadowbank School World War 2 Memorial, Waiatarua Road, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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