Reginald Mills

England Reginald Mills painted portraits, landscapes and coastal scenes. Before the World War II he illustrated a number of childrens books but at the outbreak of war joined the Auxiliary Fire Service and as an active member of a fire fighting crew made a series of dramatic paintings recording the London Blitz. He also illustrated a number of books on the subject: 'Londons House: As Seen Through the Eyes of the Fire Fighters', 1942 and 'In the Service of the Nation: The N.F.S. Goes into Action', 1944. A number of his paintings are in the collection of the Imperial War Museum.

Mills became a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1930 and regularly exhibited with that society and at the Royal Academy. He lived in London.