Miscellaneous items relating to the service of Cecil Beaumont Mills

Accession Number AWM2018.785.21
Collection number PR00932
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 4
Object type Papers
Physical description 8 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of items relating to the First World War service Lieutenant Cecil Beaumont Mills, 23rd Infantry Battalion. Most of these items were sent by Mills while on active service back home to his family in Australia, enclosed in letters. Also included is a letter from the 3rd Military district advising Mills of his appointment to the AIF.

This file contains:
Letter from the Colonel of the 3rd Military District to 2nd Lieutenant C.D. Mills, 24 September 1915;
Anzac Bulletin, No. 2, London, 12 July 1916;
Colour patches of the 23rd Battalion belonging to Cecil Beaumont Mills [Newer one possibly sent with letter dated 29 January 1916 and faded ones with letter dated 16 July 1916];
Purple and white silk baby pants with lace trim.