Albert James MILLS

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MILLS, Albert James

Service Number: 1015
Enlisted: 16 September 1914, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hillgrove, NSW, 10 April 1890
Home Town: Singleton, Northumberland, New South Wales
Schooling: Singleton Public School
Occupation: Hairdresser
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 18 May 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Singleton Public School HR
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1015, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Sydney, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1015, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1015, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
18 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1015, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

PRIVATE MILLS.
SINGLETON, Wednesday.
Private Albert Mills, who was killed at the Dardanelles, was a native of Hillgrove. He was 24 years of age, and was reared here, where he was educated. He afterwards followed the occupation of a hairdresser. He was a man of splendid physique, 6ft 1in, and weighed between 14 and 15 stone.