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12095   Private William Mills
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 12/06/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 15/06/1915 (Killed in Action)
William Mills was born in Carrickmore, County Tyrone, and lived in Pomeroy. He was living and working in Scotland, at the outbreak of the First World War. William Mills enlisted in Ayr, Scotland with the Royal Irish Fusiliers. He was killed in action on 15th June 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension
  Armentieres, Nord
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-18
CWGC Casualty 281093
The village of Houplines is 2 kilometres east of the centre of Armentieres on the D945. The Communal Cemetery Extension is located on this road to the north-west side of the Communal Cemetery.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 66
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mills family 1911 census does not list William as living with the family at house 4 in Gorrnagarn, Pomeroy, Tyrone
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private William Mills' grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018