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Full Name
George James Mills
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
George James
Surname
Mills
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
41838
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs F.R. Mills (mother), Weber, via Dannevirke, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
23rd Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date
14 March 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruapehu
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
57
Page on Nominal Roll
9
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
4 October 1917
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
XX. H. 10A.
Biographical Notes
George Mills was the son of G. J. Mills, of Pongaroa, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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