Born: 1896, Ipswich.
Died on or since death presumed: 27th September 1917; age 21; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 200485
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Formerly 2156, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 162A,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Milliard, of 32, Riverside Road, Ipswich.
1901 32, Riverside Road, Ipswich.
Thomas was 6 years old and living with his parents, siblings & uncle.
William Milliard, 44, a Bricklayers Labourer, born Bedford, Bedfordshire.
Minnie Milliard (nee Parmenter), 35, born Ipswich.
Frederick Milliard, 15, a Sweet Factory Hand, born Ipswich.
William Milliard, 13, a Sweet factory Hand, born Kent.
James Milliard, 12, born Aldershot, Hampshire.
John Milliard, 10, born Ipswich.
Edward Milliard, 7, born Ipswich.
Ellen Milliard, 9, born Ipswich.
Albert Milliard, 1, born Ipswich.
Mary Milliard, 3 months, born Ipswich.
William Finch, 17, a Dock Labourer, born Ipswich.
1911 32, Riverside Road, Ipswich.
Thomas was 14 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William, 54, a General Labourer.
James, 22, a Striker at Gas Works.
John, 20, a Labourer – Manure Works.
Sydney Milliard, 8, born Ipswich.
Maggie May Milliard, 6, born Ipswich.
Ernest Milliard, 4, born Ipswich.
Thomas is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.
A FAMILY OF FOUR SONS SERVING – ONE MILITARY MEDAL.
Mr. W. Milliard of 32, Riverside Road, Ipswich, who is himself an old soldier having served 12 years with the R.F.A. during which time he saw service at Tel-el-Kebir, has four sons serving in the Army, one of whom has won the M.M. Their names are:- (1) Driver Frederick Milliard, A.S.C., aged 31, has served in France since the outbreak of war, and was in the retreat from Mons; (2) Lance-Corpl. William Milliard, Bedfordshire Regiment, came from South Africa in October, 1914, and has been wounded twice, was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry and devotion to duty in the operation on the Somme, aged 29, he has served 10 years; (3) Sapper James Milliard, R.E., aged 27, enlisted at the outbreak of war, has been wounded, being shot through the lungs, is now serving in France again; (4) Prvt. Thomas Milliard, aged 20, who enlisted in the 4th Suffolks soon after the outbreak of war, is now at home with trench feet.
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