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Thomas MILLER

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Surname: MILLER

Forename(s): Thomas

Place of Birth: Askrigg, Yorkshire

Service No: 30292

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion. (1st Hull)

Division: 31st Division

Age: 19

Date of Death: 1918-04-17

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XXIX. E. 9.

CWGC Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: ASKRIGG, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Thomas Miller (born 13 July 1898) was the son of George Coates and Margaret Miller, née Holmes. George was born at Woodhall and Margaret at Carlton-in-Coverdale, Yorkshire.

1901 Woodhall, Yorkshire Census: Farm House - Thomas Miller, aged 2 years, born Askrigg, Yorkshire, son of George C. and Margaret Miller. [George, Margaret and their children, were living with George's father Thomas Miller, widower.]

1911 Woodhall, Yorkshire Census: Thomas Miller, aged 12 years, born Askrigg, Yorkshire, son of George Coates and Margaret Miller. [George, Margaret and their children, were living with George's father Thomas Miller, widower.]

The British Army Service Record for Thomas Miller exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas Miller, 52310, W. York. R.; 30292, E. York. R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Thomas Miller, 52310, 2/7th West Yorks.; 30292, 10th E. York. R. Died of Wounds. [Thomas served with the 2/7th Bn Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) (Leeds Rifles) when first going to France.]

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Thomas Miller, 30292, 10th Bn E. Yorks. Date and Place of Death: 17.4.18 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - George. £4 13s. 10d. Mother of Legatee - Margaret. £4 0s. 0d.

The informal title of the 10th (Service) Bn East Yorkshire Regiment (1st Hull) was the Hull Commercials.

A short biography of Thomas is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 31st Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 31st Division

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Surname: MILLER

Forename(s): Thomas

Born: Askrigg, Yorks

Residence: Aysgarth

Enlisted: Richmond, Yorks

Number: 30292

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

Battalion: 10th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 17/04/18

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

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Surname: MILLER

Forename(s): Thomas

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 30292

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

Unit: 10th Bn.

Age: 19

Awards:

Died Date: 17/04/1918

Additional Information: Son of G. C. and Margaret Miller, of Wood Hall, Aysgarth, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: EVEN SO, FATHER FOR SO IT SEEMED GOOD IN THY SIGHT)

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1937

MILLER George Coates of Woodhall Askrigg Yorkshire died 28 May 1937 at Darlington Memorial Hospital Darlington Probate London 26 August to John George Miller and James Miller farmers and James William Alderson motor engineer. Effects £3213 7s. 10d.

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Etaples Military Cemetery

CWGC Headstone - personal inscription

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