The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F Miller


Private Frederick MILLER, G/14927, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 7th October 1916.

19th March 1891, born Tottenham, London, son of Benjamin & Mary Miller, 141 Tiverton Road, South Tottenham / 21 St Johns Road, Seven Sisters Road, South Tottenham.

1911 Census - 139 Tiverton Road, South Tottenham - Benjamin Miller, head, age 57, married, general labourer, worker, born Hulcote, Northamptonshire; Mary Miller, wife, age 58, married 26 years, 6 children. all still alive, born Whitwick, Leicestershire; Frederick Miller, son, age 20, single, railway porter, worker, born Tottenham, Middlesex; William Bertie Miller, son, age 18, single, shop porter,  worker, born Tottenham, Middlesex; Ellen Florence Marchant, grand daughter,  age 5, born Tottenham, Middlesex.

25th December 1914, St Martins Church, Edmonton, Frederick Miller, age 23, bachelor, fitters mate, 122 Clapham Common, father Benjamin Miller, builders labourer, married Florence Mabel Farrer, age 20, spinster, 74 Town Road, father Oliver Farrer, rug dresser.

Child - Dorothy Florence Gwendolene Miller, born 27th October 1915, Tottenham.

Enlisted Tottenham, N, age 24 years & 9 months, height 5ft 8½ inches, weight 124lbs. Resided 11 Franklin Street, Tottenham / 74 Town Road, Lower Edmonton / 8 Croyland Road, Lower Edmonton, London N9 / 19 Kings Road, Tottenham, London N15. Formerly Army equipment maker.

Home 11th December 1915 to 12th September 1916; BEF 13th September 1916 to 7th October 1916.

11th December 1915, enlisted; 12th December 1915, to Army Reserve; 2nd May 1916, mobilized; 3rd May 1916, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 4th May 1916, posted 9th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 1st September 1916, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 13th September 1916, posted BEF & embarked; 13th September 1916, Infantry Base Depot; 29th September 1916, posted & joined 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, In the Field; 7th October 1916, posted missing. 

18th June 1917, pension of 18/9 a week awarded to widow and one child.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France.

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