Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut Mansfield (Mansfeldt) Charles Nightingale Mills

Photo of Mansfield (Mansfeldt) Charles Nightingale Mills
House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1905 - 1906.

Regiment: Royal Engineers.
Died: 29 December 1915 aged 24 in France. Killed in action.
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Armentieres IX. D. 72.

Born: February 9th 1891. Son of Mansfeldt Henry and Emily Frances Mills, of 34, Kingsnorth Gardens, Folkestone Kent, and 8 Barn Park Terrace, Teignmouth.
Upper IV A—Upper Shell.
Birmingham University.
Mining Engineer; in Tin Mines Northern Nigeria.
Great War, 2nd Lieutenant Royal Engineers.
Killed in action, December 29, 1915.

'He was by profession a mining engineer, and at the outbreak of the war was engaged in tin mines in Northern Nigeria. He then accepted a commission in the Royal Engineers. His Company Commander writes: "Speaking as Officer Commanding this Company I do not think it would have been possible to have had a more capable and reliable fellow in every way. He will be very very difficult to replace. ' (Malvernian, Mar 1916).
Marble memorial at St Margaret’s church, Cliffe

Service record:WO 339/36049