This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 19288
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 15.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.37.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Aberdeen
- Address: 248 Hilltown, Dundee
- Occupation: Jute Mill Oiler
Margaret Miller 248 Hilltown, Dundee
More about James Miller
James Miller 19288 Royal Scots Fusiliers
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mr Miller, 248 Hilltown, Dundee, has been informed of the death of her son, Private James Miller, Royal Scots Fusiliers. The sad news was conveyed to her by the Rev. R. F. Wearmouth, the chaplain who stated that the soldier died of wounds on the 15th curt. “Your son.” The chaplain stated in a message of condolence, “has died for his country, and that sacrifice must one day produce the fruits of liberty and righteousness.”
Private Miller, who was 20 years of age at the time of his death, enlisted over a year ago, and had been in France for four-and-a-half months. Before joining he was employed as an oiler in a Dundee jute manufacturing establishment. Another son of Mrs Miller, who is a widow, is in the Dundee detachment of the Royal Field Artillery.
Dundee Courier 25th July 1916
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