Woolomin Private Andrew Mills Memorial Illuminated Address

Woolomin Private Andrew Mills Memorial Plaque
Description

This illuminated address is located in the Nundle Memorial Hall and was presented in May 1918 to the parents of Private Andrew Mills.

The birth of Andrew to William and Mary Mills was registered at Tamworth and he attended Woolomin Public School. As a single labourer, he enlisted as a private in the 3rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement on 10 January 1916. The unit embarked from Sydney on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916.

As a private in the 55th Battalion, he died of wounds on 24 September 1917 at Polygon Wood, Belgium. He was buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium.

Materials
  • Timber
Inscription

In Memory of
Private Andrew Mills
55th Battalion
Australian Imperial Forces
(Son of Mr and Mrs William Mills,
Woolomin.)
Wounded at Bullecourt - Died in France,
25th September, 1917. Aged 22 years.

This Memorial
is presented to his parents by the
Residents of Woolomin, Bowling
Alley Point and Duncan's Creek
as a token of their deep sympathy
and of their appreciation of his
Noble Sacrifice in the cause of
freedom and in defence of the
Empire in the greatest war the
world has ever known.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Private Andrew Mills First World War, 1914–18 Died of wounds (DOW) 5220 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 55th Battalion Ypres Salient 1917 view
Address
Nundle Memorial Hall
Jenkins Street
Nundle NSW 2340
Local Government Area
  • Tamworth Regional Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location/surrounding area
The memorial is inside the Nundle Memorial Hall.
Memorial type
  • Board/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established date
1917-1918
Dedication date
01/05/1918
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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