James Cooper Mill

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 30.08.1916
  • Place of enlistment: Featherston, New Zealand
  • Service no: 35291
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: New Zealand Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 3rd Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 29.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.T.6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 08.01.1896
  • Place of Birth: 7 Rosebank St, Dundee
  • Address: 33 Reuben Ave, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Occupation: Clicker (leather cutter)
  • Mother:

    Birth mother Mary Jane Mill nee Cooper.

    Margaret Menmuir (stepmother) 13 South Ellen St, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Mill, 13 South Ellen St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Catherine Mill & Helen Morris, 33 Reuben Ave, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Cooper Mill

James died of wounds at the Advanced Dressing Station, No3 New Zealand Field Ambulance. For more information on James, visit James Service Record.

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James Mill   35291   New Zealand Field Artillery


Popular Broughty Ferry Entertainer Killed.

Gunner James Mill,New Zealand Field Artillery, who died of wounds at a casualty clearing station in France on 29th August, was the son of Mr and Mrs Mill, 13 South Ellen Street, Dundee.  Deceased, who was 22 years of age, emigrated to New Zealand six years ago, and had been in France for fourteen months.  Before emigrating he was employed in Dundee.

Dundee Courier 21st April 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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