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Harry’s Fund passes £128,000 pounds.
Click to see where
the funds have gone
and progress on
Meningitis Vaccines

Harry featured in Meningitis Research Foundation newsletter

Upcoming Events
& Recent News

Marlow U12's Win
Harry's Cup

Rob Bellamy Wins the
Harry Mills Team
Maker Award 2014

Visit to the MRF
exhibition at the
Palace of Westminster

New Vaccine Gets
Licence from
European Commission

Gems of Marlow FM Award

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Meningitis Research Foundation Sponsorship Form

Meningitis Research Foundation Facebook Page


Harry MillsHarry Mills

Our son, Harry Mills, died from Meningitis on Thursday the 26th of April 2007 at the age of 11 years. A much loved boy, Harry always had a beaming smile on his face and limitless enthusiasm for sport and life itself. Our family; myself Richard, my wife Judi, daughters Marie and Jenny and son George are devastated by his loss. Harry’s short life was extinguished in a single day by this terrible disease.

Harry seems to have touched so many people. The love and friendship that was his hallmark lives on after his death. It is some comfort to know that through organ donation Harry will have helped others and saved lives.

Vaccine Rollout - Meningitis Awareness Week starts 14th September 2015

The Mills are pleased to be part of Meningitis Awareness week because vaccines commenced rollout on 1st September. All who have toiled to raise funds in memory of Harry for Meningitis Research can be very proud for all that has been achieved. Inspired by Harry it is a great legacy for him. Our children and their children will be safer with many lives saved and the horror of damaged lives prevented. Families will be spared the devastation of losing loved ones. Thanks to you all for your support.

Vaccines are being rolled out to two groups by the NHS...
MenB for babies – read more here - http://www.meningitis.org/menb
MenW for teenagers going to university (high risk group) – read more here - http://www.meningitis.org/menw

Please check with your GP practice if you are, or you have sons or daughters under 25 heading off to university as you are eligible for the vaccine free of charge.


Playing Football, Rugby and Cricket, Tennis, Athletics and Cross Country, sport was Harry’s life. He played football and rugby for John Hampden Grammar school, Rugby for Marlow RUFC, Cricket for Marlow Park, football for Holy Trinity Juniors Football club and Tennis with Marlow Tennis Club.

At times in between he could be found scoring a try in the lounge at the Mills residence in Marlow, scoring a goal between the TV and Hi-Fi in the kitchen or beating his dad at table tennis or cricket in the garden. Ability and sportsmanship earned Harry a place on the Talented and Gifted Register (government initiative) at John Hampden School.

Message balloons at Harry's funeral - All Saints Church in Marlow

The family would like to express our thanks to everyone that has donated to the Meningitis Research Foundation and Youth Sports Trust charities. Your generosity and expression of love for Harry is beyond words. We would also like to thank everyone for their messages of support. Friends have assisted in many different ways from providing meals on wheels, helping with the funeral, raising funds or simply keeping in contact.

Many people and organisations are also raising money through sponsorship and dedicating events to Harry. Upcoming Events are on this front page. If anyone is planning an event please let us knows and you will have the support of the family.

Harry’s life seems to have transformed into a spirit that is sustaining the Mills family through all your support.

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