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