The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J C Mills


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Private John Cross MILLS, 203458, (3781), 2nd / 4th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Egypt, 8th May 1917, age 36.

Born at Glasgow, son of Alexander Clark and Helen McNaught Mills.

2nd April 1904, St Peter, Southwark, John Cross Mills, age 23, bachelor, bookbinders finisher, 19 Canvey? Street, father, Alexander Mills, electrician, married Florence Simons, age 23, spinster, 19 Canvey? Street, father, Thomas Henry Simons, deceased, compositor.

Children - Florence Alice Helen Mills, born 10th January 1906, Lambeth, London; John Alexander Mills, born 27th June 1908, Southwark, London; Helen Margaret Mills, born 19th November 1910, Southwark, London.


1911 Census - 217 Sayer Street, Southwark, London - John Cross Mills, head, age 30, married, bookbinders finisher, worker, born Anderston, Glasgow; Florence Mills, wife, age 30, married 7 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Newington, London; Florence Alice Mills, daughter, age 5, born Lambeth, London; John Alexander Mills, son, age, 2, born Southwark, London;  Helen Margaret Mills, daughter, age 4 months, born Southwark, London.


Enlisted London, WC.  Resided 156, Scovell Road, Southwark Bridge Road, London.

Buried at Gaza War Cemetery, XXX. D. 8., Israel.


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