Tuesday, 21 October 2008

Blackmore: Remembering ... Herbert Miller

Private Herbert Miller of the 7th Battalion East Surrey Regiment died of fever in Germany, aged 29 on 21st October 1918. He was buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery.

His name can be found on the War Memorials at both Blackmore and Doddinghurst, and also on the commemorative window inside Blackmore Church.

Herbert Miller (according to Soldiers Died in the Great War – SDGW) was born in Blackmore but lived in Doddinghurst.

The ‘Commonwealth War Graves Commission’ includes the following citation:http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=330039

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