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Arthur Mordaunt Mills                       1879-1964
Major-General Sir Arthur Mordaunt Mills, C.B., D.S.O.
Arthur was born on 13 August 1879, the son of Colonel Arthur McLeod Mills and Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe, at Hythe, Kent. He joined 3 Royal Sussex Regt (Militia) 1900; transferred to 1 Bn, Devonshire Regt 1901; South African War 1901-1902; transferred to 18 Bengal Lancers, Indian Army 1902; Adjutant & Quartermaster, Staff College, Quetta 1913-1914; World War I 1914-1918; Staff Capt, France 1915; 14 Bn, Gloucestershire Regt 1915-1916; Commander, 17 Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers 1916-1917; Instructor, Senior Officers School, Woking 1921-1924; Commander, 2 Bn, 4 Prince of Wales' Own Gurkha Rifles 1925-1929; Assistant Adjutant General, Northern Command, India 1929-1930; Cdr, Razmak Brigade, Waziristan, North West Frontier, India 1930-1934; Aide-de-camp to the King 1933-1935; Military Adviser-in-Chief, Indian State Forces 1935-1939; retired 1939; Col, 4 Prince of Wales' Own Gurkha Rifles 1935-1950.

(1st Wife)

Winifred Alice Carew                                   -1931
Winifred was the daughter of Col. R. H. Carew.
I have identified the following children.
Arthur William No Date   India Married Rosemary Anne Meacher
Patricia Elizabeth Born 7 Oct 1912   India Married Hugh Southern Stephenson
John C. W. Born abt 1917   Essex Married Margaret M. S. Gill
Anthony David Born 14 Dec 1918   Essex Married Anne Livingstone
Birth of Parents
Arthur Mordaunt Mills b: 13 Aug 1879               Hythe, Kent       1879 3Q Elham 2a 986
son of Colonel Arthur McLeod Mills and Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe

Winifred Alice Carew No Date        
daughter of Colonel R. H. Carew
Marriage
abt 1908
Arthur Mordaunt Mills
Winifred Alice Carew

Children
Arthur William Mills b: No Date                   India
son of Arthur Mordaunt Mills and Winifred Alice Carew
Patricia Elizabeth Mills b: 7 Oct 1912             India
daughter of Arthur Mordaunt Mills and Winifred Alice Carew       Died Mar 1987, Age 74
John C. W. Mills b: 8 Jun 1917             Essex           1917 2Q Colchester 4a 1264
son of Arthur Mordaunt Mills and Winifred Alice Carew, Hohn Lodge, Lexden
Anthony David Mills b:14 Dec 1918           Essex           1919 1Q Colchester 4a 1029
son of Arthur Mordaunt Mills and Winifred Alice Carew, 28 Nelson Road, Lexden
Died Sep 1993, Age 74

Death
Winifred Alice (Carew) Mills Died 31 July 1931             Srinagar, Kashmir, India

LONDON   14 Apr 1932                         Probate
MILLS, Winifred Alice, of St. Kitts Wych Hill, Woking, Surrey, and of Razmak, North-West Frontier Province, India, (wife of Arthur Mordaunt Mills), died 31 July 1931, at Srinagar, Kashmir, India, Administration, London, 14 April, to Janette Elizabeth Carew, widow, attorney of the said Arthur Mordaunt Mills.   Effects £188 8s. 9d.



Hilda Grace Shirley Young                         (2nd Wife)
Hilda was the daughter of Harry Gavin Young.
I have not identified any children.
Birth of New Wife
Hilda Grace Shirley Young No Date        
daughter of H. G. Young, Madras Police

Marriage
abt 1940
Arthur Mordaunt Mills
Hilda Grace Shirley Young
      1940 3Q Winchester 2d 673

The Times, Monday, Jul 29, 1940                   MARRIAGES
  MILLS : Shirley - On July 25, 1940, quietly, at Winchester, Arthur Mordaunt Mills, Major-General, Indian Army (Retired), to Hilda Grace Shirley, younger daughter of the late Harry Gavin Young, Indian Police, and of Mrs. Gavin Young.

Death
Arthur Mordaunt Mills Died 8 Oct 1964, Age 85,       1964 4Q Surrey S.W. 5G 985

The Times, Saturday, Oct 10, 1964            OBITUARIES
OBITUARIES

MAJ.-GEN. SIR ARTHUR MILLS
  Major-General Sir Arthur Mordaunt Mills, C.B., D.S.O., who was Military Adviser-in-Chief to the Indian State Forces from 1935 until his retirement in 1939, died in hospital on Thursday.   He was 85.
  Born on August 13, 1879, the son of Colonel A. McL. Mills, Indian Army, he was educated at Wellington College and served in the South African War.   In the First World War he was awarded the D.S.O. and two bars, mentioned in dispatches three times and wounded.   From 1921 to 1924 he was instructor at the Senior Officers' School, Woking.   In 1930 he was mentioned in dispatches again on the North-West Frontier and from 1930 to 1934 commanded the Razmak Brigade in Waziristan.   He also served as A.D.C. to the King from 1933 to 1935, and was Colonel of the 4th P.W.O. Gurkha Rifles from 1935 to 1950.
  He married first in 1908 Winifred Alice, daughter of Colonel R. H. Carew, D.S.O., and there were three sons and one daughter of the marriage.   His first wife died in 1931, and in 1940 he married secondly Hilda Grace Shirley, younger daughter of H. G. Young, Madras Police.


LONDON   8 Dec 1964                         Probate
Mills, sir Arthur Mordaunt C.B. D.S.O., of The Little House, Enton Green, Godalming, Surrey, died 8 October 1964 at MiChest Hospital, Busbridge, Surrey, Probate London, 8 December, to Spencer Charles Henry Hore, solicitor, and Hugh Walker Wilson, chartered accountant.   Effects £40,223


Death
Hilda Grace Shirley (Young) Mills No Date

SPECIAL THANKS  to Jacqui Mills, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, for the 1909 photo of Arthur.