Thomas Miller

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 11151
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 03.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.B.73

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 16.08.1890
  • Place of Birth: Leven
  • Address: Strathkinness
  • Occupation: Police Constable, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Miller, Ardross, Elie, Fife

  • Father:

    John Miller, Ardross, Elie, Fife

  • Siblings:

    10 Siblings

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Miller

Although this man is recorded as Millar on both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. his birth certificate records his surname as MILLER.

“During the day of 3 May 1915 the 1st Battalion, whilst entrenched at ‘Windy Corner’ came under severe shelling from the enemy, during which Miller suffered wounds to his face and later died of his wounds at 9:15 pm that night.” (Regimental Records)

Information was received in Dundee of the death from wounds of Pte Thomas Millar Scots Guards. Pte Millar who’s home was Netherton, Strathkinnes was a member of Dundee Police Force for 2 years before he enlisted in the Scots Guards last autumn. He was 24 years of age.”

Dundee Courier 19 May 1915

 

 

Information and image courtesy of Dundee City Police Memorial booklet

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