Alexander James Miller

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 28685
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 33
  • Date of Death: 08.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 5

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1886
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 37 Baldovan Terrace.
  • Occupation: Clerk, 'Dundee Courier' Counting House
  • Mother:

    Christina McNaughton, 37 Baldovan Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Miller

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander James Miller

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Alexander James Miller   28685   K.O.S.B.


Private Alexander J. Miller, K.O.S.B., a former “Courier” employee, was killed in action on 8th May.

Deceased, who was 33 years of age, was the only son of Mrs Alexander Miller, 37 Baldovan Terrace, Dundee, was employed in the counting-house of the “Courier” Office, and over a year ago joined the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.  He was afterwards transferred to the K.O.S.B., and went to France in November last.

Dundee Courier 26th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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