There are about 4 possible men with this name and I cannot tie any to MIC address. 5th Lancers is correct.. There is some probability that he was born 1898 in Dublin, given he joined Irish Lancers (that man was born William Ewart Hastings Mills and is living with an aunt in 1901 and 1911 censuses) He is in 1911 at Drumloughlin, Lisnaveane, Monaghan, Ireland. He marries Mildred Machett in 1947 in Armagh. He is described as of Beechville. Co. Armagh,
1914 Aug . 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers at Dublin, part of 3rd Cavalry Brigade in Cavalry Division. Moved to France.
1914 Aug 15 Landed in France.
1915 Oct 29 Discharged
1918 Feb 23. CAVALRY. Res. Regts. of Cav.—The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. William Ewart Mills
1919 Aug 23. Res. Regts. of Cav. 1st Res. Regt.—Temp. 2nd Lt. W. E. Mills to be temp. Lt.
1921 Sep 1. Res. Regs. of Cav.—The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish their commns. on completion of service and retain the rank of Lt.: W. E. Mills
1920 Sep 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 516. Posted to Depot Coy
1921 Jan 14. A/CQM Stores
1921 Feb 11. Relinquishes appointment of A/CQM
1921 Feb 23. Posted to E Coy . He applies for medals from Westport, see MIC.
1921 Mar 16. Promoted Section Leader
1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC