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Nottingham
Henry William was born in 1885 the son of Henry Miller a coal miner/hewer and Phoebe Miller (née Hillyard). Henry senior was born in 1868 at Derby, Phoebe in 1864 at Nottingham. Married in 1882 at Nottingham, they had 10 children 8 of whom died in infancy or early childhood prior to 1911. Their only other surviving child, Annie, was born 1889 in Nottingham. In 1891, they lived at 14, Turn's Yard, Ilkeston Road, Radford, in 1901, at 29, Sun Hill Sneinton and in 1911 at 8, Virginia Street Sneinton (all Nottingham).
In 1901 he was a printer.
10 Apr 1915
30
573663 - CWGC Website
10889
3, Freeman Street, Beck Street, Nottingham.
Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Nottingham Evening Post, Wednesday 28 April 1915 (photograph): ‘Pte. H. W. Miller, 1st Sherwood Foresters, 3, Freeman Street, Nottm. Killed April 10 by a stray bullet while on sentry.’ Bois Grenier Communal Cemetery, Grave Reference: A 3 Research by Peter Gillings Id confirmed by Soldiers' Effects Register (father and sister's names) Henry William Miller's identification as H Miller on the All Souls memorial is based on his address in 1891 (when the census recorded him as Henry W). It is assumed he spent some of his childhood and schooldays in this Radford parish. David Nunn
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  • Courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 -
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone in Bois Grenior Communal Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Marijke Taffien
    Henry William Miller - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone in Bois Grenior Communal Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Marijke Taffien