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Lance Corporal Mills

Lance Corporal Mills

Person  Male  Born 1920  Died 13/12/1940

Royal Engineer killed by an exploding bomb while assisting in the attempt to disarm it.

Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man: Lance Corporal Douglas Mills was born about 1920 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire. He joined the Royal Engineers, Service Number 2198703, and was attached to 5 Bomb Disposal Company. He was killed, aged 20 years, on 13 December 1940, when as part of team they were attempting to defuse a bomb that had fallen onto 590 Romford Road, Manor Park, on 5 December 1940. He is buried in Sec H Grave 6051 of the Heath Lane Cemetery, West Bromwich, Staffordshire.

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