Frederick Arthur MILLS

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MILLS, Frederick Arthur

Service Number: 2126
Enlisted: 16 March 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 15 July 1896
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Caboolture State School
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 10 June 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Messines Ridge British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Redland Bay War Memorial, Redlands Honour Roll, Tingalpa Shire Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2126, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2126, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
10 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2126, 41st Infantry Battalion, Messines

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Biography

Frederick was killed in action on 10 Jun 1917, his brother, 2127 Pte. Albert Mills (/explore/people/227509) of the same Battalion, was killed in action, in the same place, on the following day.

Their eldest brother 3346 Pte. William John Richard Mills (/explore/people/120495), of the 52nd Battalion, was also killed in action in France, 10 months later, on 24 Apr 1918.

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