Second Lieutenant The Hon Charles Thomas Mills

Campaign:

World War 1


Died:

6.10.1915

2SG
Aged 28
Commemorated at Loos Memorial, France. Panels 8 & 9

Son of 2nd Baron Hillingdon and Baroness Hillingdon, of Temple House, Waltham Cross, Herts. Member of Parliament for Uxbridge
The Honourable Charles Thomas Mills (13 March 1887 – 6 October 1915) was Conservative MP for the Uxbridge Division of Middlesex elected in 1910. He was the "Baby of the House", the youngest Member of Parliament. He was the eldest son of Charles William Mills, 2nd Baron Hillingdon (1855–1919) who served as Conservative Member of Parliament for Sevenoaks from 1885 to 1892. He and his father were meant to be on the maiden voyage of the Titanic but stayed home due to his father's ill health. He was killed in action 2 years later on 6 October 1915 at Hulluch while a Lieutenant with 2nd Battalion of the Scots Guards. His brother Arthur Mills succeeded him as Member of Parliament for Uxbridge Division.

Memorial(s):

Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
England 5 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AQ Turf Club Memorial Plaque World War 1
Charles Mills 6-10-1915 View

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