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Trooper William Mills

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: William George Mills

Ancestor's date of birth: 30/03/1884

Ancestor's date of death: 22/06/1966

Cause of Death: Uraemia

Service Number: 2109

Colony or State of enlistment: Not Applicable, Place of Enlistment: Pretoria, South Africa

Unit: 1st Kitcheners Fighting Scouts

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: On enlistment

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No record of post Boer War service

Murray Page: Not applicable did not serve in an Australian unit

Contingent: Not applicable

Ship: Travelled privately to South Africa

Memorial details: Details not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics: Detais not provided

Reasons to go and fight: He was to young to enlist in Australia, he became of age on the high seas and joined up in South Africa.

Details of service in war: Unit formed 6 February 1900 chiefly from men who found their way to South Africa from various parts of the world. Served throughout the war in Cape Colony, Transvaal and Free State.

Service and life after the Boer War: No details were provided with ancestor registration

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Carol Ranger, Broadbeach Waters QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Grand Daughter

Name of Descendant: Jean Mills Randall, Rosebery NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Daughter

 


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