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World War One - Roll of Honour
John Edward Mills
1897 Wye, Kent
Baptised 03 Oct 1897 Hinxhill
Royal Sussex Regiment.
Machine Gun Corps.
Joined at Chichester 11th November 1914
Rank of Private
Next of Kin: Philip James Mills [father], Birch Farm Brabourne
Promoted Lance Corporal 12 Aug 1915
Promoted Acting Corporal 10 Jan 1916
Transferred to Machine Gun Corps 18 Aug 1916
Granted a temporary commission 27 Jan 1917
Served in France from 30 Jun 1917
Rank of 2nd Lieutenant MGC
Attended School of Musketry at Hythe Machine Gun Course.
Son of Philip James Mills of Hastingleigh and
Elizabeth Mills (nee Conley)
Brother of Philip William Mills, Gilbert George Mills and Leslie Mills.
1901 address: Staple Lees, Hastingleigh/Wye, Kent
1911 address: Birch Farm, West Brabourne, Kent
1918 Absent Voters List for East Ashford Registration District, has him registered as living in Birch Farm, Brabourne
Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church
Army Medal Index Card for John Mills.