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World War One - Roll of Honour

2nd Lieutenant

John Edward Mills


1897 Wye, Kent
Baptised 03 Oct 1897 Hinxhill

Service No.



Royal Sussex Regiment.
Machine Gun Corps.

Military Notes:

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.

Family Notes:

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

Civilian Occupation:



Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church



  Army Medal Index Card for John Mills.