Miller, F C
FREDERICK CHARLES MILLER
Remembered with honour St Venant-Robecq Road Cemetery: Plot IV, Row C, Grave 21.
He attested 22 November 1915 at Dukes Road, London W.C. in the Territorial Force for 4 years’ service in the U.K.: an assistant manager to a timber merchant aged 32, 5’4″ tall, Methodist; Private 5274 28th (County of London) Battalion London Regiment (Artists’ Rifles). He served at Home 22 November 1915 to 3 August 1916, and was appointed unpaid Lance-Corporal 9 August 1916. He was discharged in consequence of being appointed Second Lieutenant 6th (Reserve) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment 30 August 1916. He was admitted to 1st London Hospital with gun shot wounds to the left leg and forearm 18 June1917; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action.
There are articles about Frederick in the Western Daily Press dated 4 September 1916; and the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 18 May 1918.
Son of Henry Septimus and Annie Elizabeth (nee POTTS) MILLER of Stoke Newington, London.
His parents married 22 June 1880 at St Mary’s, Stoke Newington. Annie died 7 September 1920 aged 66; Henry died 2 July 1928 aged 77; both in Stoke Newington.
Frederick was born 1883 in New Brunswick, Canada, and attended the Grocers’ Company School, Hackney, London, from 16 January 1896.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Canadian Census, aged 8 he lived in New Brunswick, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1901 Census, a timber merchant’s clerk aged 18, he was a boarder in Colchester, Essex. On the 1911 Census, a timber agent’s clerk aged 28, he lived in Stoke Newington, with his parents and six siblings.
Unit6th Battalion (Territorial), attached 5th Battalion
Date of death24/04/1918
Age at death35
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)