Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.

Born: 1892, Wetherden, Suffolk.

Died: 3rd August 1917; age: 25; Died of Wounds received in action.

Residence: 28, Parliament Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment: Ipswich.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 55453.

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps, 166th Coy – Infantry.

Formerly 20153, East Kent Regiment, The Buffs.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Mendinghem Military Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of  M.E. Miller, of Well House, Brantham, Essex.




1901   Stow Road, Old Newton, Suffolk.


Arthur was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur Miller, 34, an Agricultural Labourer, born Wetherden, Suffolk.

Rosa Ellen Miller (nee Lomas), 34, born Cotton, Suffolk.

Rose Matilda Ellen Miller, 12, born Bacton, Suffolk.

Ethel Agnes Miller, 6, born Wetherden.

Harry Thomas Miller, 3, born Old Newton, Suffolk.

Stanley Robert Miller, 11 months, born Old Newton.


1911   91, Alan Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 18 years old, a Carter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 44, a General Labourer.

Rosa, 44.

Ethel, 16.

Harry, 13, a Baker’s Boy.

Stanley, 10.

Lily Winifred Miller, 9, born Old Newton.

Olive May Miller, 6, born Old Newton.


In 1911, Samford, Suffolk, Arthur married, Mary Emily Webb, born 1890, Stonham Aspall, Suffolk.


Mary and Arthur had five children:

Mary E. Miller, born 1911, Ipswich.

Wilfred A. Miller, born July 1912, Ipswich.

Rose M. E. Miller, born 1913, Ipswich.

Edna G. Miller, born 1915, Ipswich.

Harry Thomas Miller, born November 1916, Ipswich. Arthur never got to meet his son Harry.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. Mary E. Beeston – widow.


Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.

Machine Gun Corps, 166th Coy – Infantry


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