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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Lieutenant William Thomas Mills, courtesy of Jan Cook,

his granddaughter.


Mills W T     2nd Lt        William Thomas           2 FAB    22    Coach and motor builder    Single    C of E       

Address:    Ascot Vale, North St, 90   

Next of Kin:    Mills, W T, father, 90 North St, Ascot Vale   

Enlisted:    2 Mar 1916    

Embarked:     RMS Orontes 23 Dec 1916

Prior service:    58 Inf Regt.


Essendon Rifles


The under mentioned N.C.O.'s of the Battalion attended the recent Infantry School at Albert Park, and all passed the examination:-Clr. Sgt. W. C. Scurry, Sergt. R. Eastwood, Sergt. W. T. Mills, Sergt. W. R. Swaby, Clr. Sgt. H. M. Mills, L. Sgt. J. Ogilvey, L. Sgt. C. D. Cowan, L. Sgt. E. C. McKaige, Sergt. E. N. Dewar, L. Sgt. H. J. Murrell, L. Sgt. S. Charlesworth.


Essendon Rifles. (1914, July 2). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning.. Retrieved May 29, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74493563


OUR SOLDIERS Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Mills, of 90 North st., Ascot Vale, have received word that their son, 2nd Lieut. W. T. Mills, 18th Howitzer Battery, has been promoted to 1st Lieut. Lieut. W. T. Mills, previous to enlisting in the Aust. Field Artillery, was attached as 1st Lieut. to the 58th infantry (Essendon Rifles).


OUR SOLDIERS. (1918, March 7). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved June 6, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74605313


Lieutenant W T Mills and the Battery, probably taken during training

in Egypt..  Courtesy of Jan Cook, his granddaughter.


Ascot Vale State School "Noble Deeds"


War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Ascot Vale State School

Ascot Vale SS Noble Deeds

Flemington Branch ANA

St James Anglican Church

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

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