Private Frank George Miller

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

15 Mar 1917


Cranfield & Pease, Luton

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

17 Oxford Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 19th April 1917
Pte Frank George Miller


Pte Frank (Francis) George Miller, 27839, 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on March 14th or 15th, 1917. Official records give the date as the 14th, letters from the front said 15th.

Lieut Harry T. Trowman wrote to widowed mother Mrs Miriam Miller at 17 Oxford Road, Luton: "It is with great regret that I write to tell you about your son, F. Miller. He was killed on the 15th when the battalion was about to attack in the neighbourhood of Achiet.

"I am, fortunately, able to tell you that he did not suffer, but was killed instantly. He had been buried by the battalion at a spot about half way between Miraumont and Aciet-le-Grand. He died doing his duty well and knowing that we were driving the enemy back."

Pte Miller, who was aged 38, was born in Leicester. He had worked for 20 years as an iron worker for Messrs Cranfield and Pease in Luton.

He had served for 10 years in the old Militia before enlisting in the Beds Regiment under the Derby Scheme in March 1916. He went to France at the end of July 1916.


Individual Location

Pte Frank George Miller

Author: Deejaya

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