The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J J Miller


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Private Joseph John MILLER, G/3153, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, presumed died on or after, 26th September 1915.

25th March 1891, born St George in the East, Tower Hamlets, London, E, son of William John & Emma Miller, 7 Little Ann  Street, Wapping.

19th April 1891, St George in the East, Tower Hamlets, baptism of  Joseph John Miller, son of William John, (market porter) & Emma Miller, 8 Little Ann  Street.


1911 Census - 7 Little Ann  Street, Saint Georges East - William John Miller, head, age 63, widower, married 33 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, night watchman, shipping? company, worker, born St Georges East; Annie Miller, daughter, age 31, widow, married 1 year, one child, occupation, none, own account,  born St Georges East; William Miller, son, age 24, single, labour, employed, own account,  born St Georges East; Emma Miller, daughter, age 23, single, labour, employed, own account,  born St Georges East; Joseph Miller, son, age 20, single, labour, employed, own account,  born St Georges East; Sarah Miller, daughter, age 17, single, tailoress, employed, born St Georges East; David Klein, son, age 6, school, born St Georges East; George Dence, lodger, age 26, single, box maker, employed, worker, born St Georges East.


Enlisted Poplar, London, E, age 22 years & 167 days, height 5ft 8¼ inches, weight 139lbs, fresh complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, scar of boils on neck, upper last left molar cavities.  Resided 4 White Horse Lane, Stepney, E. / 108 Bromley Street, Commercial Road, E. Formerly labourer.

19th June 1915, Parish Church, St George in the East, Tower Hamlets, Joseph John Miller, age 24, bachelor, Soldier,  7 Little Ann  Street, father William John Miller, watchman, married Jane Elizabeth Vango, age 25, spinster, 494? Chapman? Street, father William Vango, cigar stripper.

Home, 10th September 1914 to 29th August 1915; BEF, 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

10th September 1914, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 12th September 1914, posted 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 30th August 1915, posted BEF & embarked; 26th September 1915, posted missing.

12th June 1916, pension awarded of 10/- a week to wife.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, France.


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