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Alfred Mills

In memory of:

Gunner Alfred Mills

October 31, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

42543

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

August 5, 1892

Son of Price and Elizabeth Mills, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 294 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

L. 35.

Location:

DIVISIONAL CEMETERY Dickebusch Road is located 2 Km west of Ieper town centre. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg(N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. 1 Km along the Poperingseweg lies the left hand turning onto Omloopstraat. The cemetery itself is located 100 metres along the Omloopstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1914. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1914. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • World War I Memorial tablet– World War One memorial tablet, St. Paul's (Anglican), Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario.  One of two memorial tablets set within a spectacular carved alabaster chancel screen.  Erected in memory of the men of St. Paul's who died during the first World War and unveiled in March 1926.   Each alabaster tablet incorporates mosaic work depicting kneeling angels holding a laurel wreath and a torch.  Seventy-six names in total were listed by date of death.   Inscribed:  "IN CHRIST SHALL ALL BE MADE ALIVE", and from The Very Reverend Cyril Alington:   "And us they trusted. We the task inherit / The unfinished task for which their lives were spent / But leaving us a portion of their spirit / They gave their witness and they died content."
  • Inscription– World War One memorial tablet set in the chancel screen at St. Paul's (Anglican),  Toronto, Ontario.  The screen is in three sections, with the two outside sections displaying the tablets.  The chancel screen includes statues of twelve historic figures including Admiral Earl Beatty, King George V, Earl Kitchener, Marshal Foch, Earl Haig, and Lord Byng of Vimy.  The screen was the work of Messrs. J. Wippell & Co., of Exeter, England.
 
 The great chancel war memorial windows are located above. These are inscribed:   "To the Greater Glory of God and in Everlasting Remembrance of the Men of St. Paul's Parish who gave their lives in Defence of Justice, Liberty and Truth, A.D. 1914-1919."  They were unveiled in 1921 by the Governor-General of Canada, Baron Byng of Vimy.  Another World War One memorial window in honour of the men named on the tablets is located on the east wall of the Nave.  The panels include fragments of glass from 70 buildings in the war zones.  It was unveiled by Baron Byng of Vimy in 1922.  Both windows were manufactured by Robert McCausland Ltd. of Toronto.
  • Article– In honoured memory.

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