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Frederick was born in Southwick, Durham and was the son of Mrs. Mary. T.Mills, who lived at 7, Clockwell Street, Southwick-on-Wear, County Durham, and the late Mr. Robert W. J Mills. Frederick was the youngest of four children. His siblings were Robert J. Mills, Annie S. Mills and Louisa Mills. He was educated at Bede Collegiate School, Sunderland, then Armstrong College. Frederick died on 28th April 1917 aged 22. This was during the Battle of Arleux phase of the Arras Offensive, which lasted from 28-29th April 1917.
7 Clockwell Street, Southwick on Wear, Sunderland (place of residence as entered in the 1911 census)
Frederick is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in Pas De Calais, France.
Frederick is also commemorated on a plaque in Sunderland's Bede School (now in the Bede Centre).
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. North East War Memorials Project. Ancestry military records. Ancestry census (1901). The Long, Long Trail.
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