Saturday 26 February 2011

Private Anthony Lyle Mills

Born on 19 September 1893 in Vancouver, British Columbia - son of F.H. Mills, Vancouver, British Columbia - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as student; single; no current or previous military service; Adventist; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on 27 April 1915 (number 411169) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 17 July 1915.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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