Sergeant Everard Harvie MILLS

Service No: 404180
Born: Geraldton WA, 21 November 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 June 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 112 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 112 Squadron Tomahawk aircraft), Egypt, 31 August 1941, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert Thomas Mills and Eleanore Frances Mills, of Toorak, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Toorak VIC
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 31 August 1941 Sergeant Mills was flying a Tomahawk aircraft on an exercise when for some unknown reason the aircraft got into a spin and was unable to recover. It crashed from about 6,000 feet some 6 miles south west of Fayid aerodrome, Cairo, and Sergeant Mills was killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/144/109