Fred Miller

Private Frederick James Miller born Woolton in 1894, In 1901 age 2 living with Father Thomas a Domestic Butler, Mother Margaret, brothers Willsam ? age 19, Arthur age 17, Walter age 12 and sisters Margaret E age 23, Janet R age 10, Lilias ? age 9, family living School Lane No 1 Doe Park Woolton.

In 1911 Frederick James age 11, Father Thomas now a widower and Mabel Johnson age daughter of Thomas and Eveline Johnson age 10 Grand daughter of Thomas.

According to local newspaper Private J S Miller age 19 son of Thomas of Ashton Sq Woolton. Fred employed as a steward on the steamship Warwickshire of the Bibby line. Fred was educated at St Peter’s boys School. and a scholar at Woolton Congregational Sunday School. and a attendant at the Congregational Church. Fred formerly a member of 2 gymnastic Clubs.

Fred enlisted in the 1/10th Liverpool Scottish on the 16th August 1915 serial number 356573 and overseas 18th November 1915. Fred was shot by a sniper 1st December 1917. According to the Devereux database Museum of Liverpool at the Pierhead. fred the previous day day had done splendid work during an attack by the enemy on the post his unit was holding and help bomb the enemy back.

Frederick James Miller

Fred is Remembered with Honour Cambrai Memorial , Louveral .France

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