Chatteris WW1 Soldier William Miller 242514 Chatteris Remembers Biography
William Miller Private 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment No. 242514 William Miller was the son of Joseph and Sarah, who were living in Slade End Chatteris when he was born in 1879. By 1911 he had moved to Tamworth in Warwickshire, where he was married to Nellie and they had 4 children. At that time he was a brickyard labourer. William joined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, the 2/6th battalion were formed in Birmingham and went to France and Flanders in May 1916. They were fighting in the Ypres area in August 1917 in the Battle of Passchendale when William was killed. This is what it said on his death stone “ DEATH DIVIDES BUT MEMORY EVER CLINGS FROM HIS LOVING WIFE AND CHILDEN”. He is buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery which was the site of a huge hospital. Project File contains: • CWGC certificate • Medal Roll • ”Soldiers Died” • Photographs of his grave • Census 1911
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