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  • Private memorial in St Andrew's church, Skegby (WMA26917).  Photograph Rachel Farrand
Person Details
01 Mar 1877
Parents: John Joseph and Mary Victoria Miller of Dalestorth House, Mansfield. John Joseph was a wine merchant and Mary ran a boarding school for girls.
Attended Queen Elizabeth School from 9 September 1887 to August 1890.
19 Aug 1915
688652 - CWGC Website
Captain
6th Battalion Territorial Force. Killed at Karakol Dagh, Suvla Bay, 'at daybreak'. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial.
Private memorial (WMA26917): 'Sursum Corda [Lift up your hearts] In loving memory of John Miller, Captain, 6th Battn Royal Welch Fusiliers of Dalestorth House, Mansfield, and Dublin West. Son of JJ & MV Miller, born March 1st 1877. Killed in action at Karakol Dagh, Suvla Bay, at daybreak, August 19th 1915. 'And to keep loyalties young I'll write this name golden forever.'' (The quotation is from Rupert Brooke's poem, 'The Great Lover'.)
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  • Private memorial in St Andrew's church, Skegby (WMA26917).  Photograph Rachel Farrand
    John Miller - Private memorial in St Andrew's church, Skegby (WMA26917). Photograph Rachel Farrand