Born: 17th November 1896, 36, Church Lane, Ipswich.

Died: 13th August 1915; age: 19; Died of Wounds received at the Front, at the Norwich and Norfolk Hospital, Norfolk.

Residence: 83, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1257

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,







1901   22, Church Lane, Ipswich.


Archie was living with his mother & siblings.

Ellen Rosetta Miller (nee Wilding), 28, born Needham Market, Suffolk.

James Robert Miller, 7, born Ipswich.

Ellen Rosetta Miller, 6, born Ipswich.

Joseph Stone Miller, 2, born Ipswich.


1911   83, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.


Archie was 14 years old, a Factory Hand – Horticultural Engineers. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James Miller, 44, a Carter – Borough Council, born Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Ellen, 39.

James, 17, a Factory Hand – Almond Blanching.

Ellen, 16, a Factory Hand – Bag Factory.

Joseph, 12.

Emma Flora Miller, 6, born Ipswich.

Agnes May Miller, 1, born Ipswich.

Thomas M. Miller, 1 month, born Ipswich – died 1911.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. Ellen Brown – sister, and the wife of George Brown.


Evening Star – Wednesday, 18th August 1915 – FUNERAL OF A 4th SUFFOLK AT IPSWICHOn Tuesday afternoon the remains of the late Sergeant Archie Miller, of the 4th Suffolks, were laid to rest in the Field of Honour at Ipswich Cemetery. The deceased died at the Norwich and Norfolk Hospital from wounds received at the Front. The cortege started from the house of the parents of the deceased in Sirdar Road, Ipswich, headed by a firing party and the brass band of the London Rifles. Then came the gun carriage and six black horses conveying the remains, covered with the Union Jack. Four mourning coaches, containing the relatives, and a party of the 4th Suffolks brought up the rear. On arrival at the Cemetery, the service was conducted by a Curate from All Saints, and at the conclusion three volleys were fired, and the buglers sounded the ”Last Post.” The polished elm coffin with black fittings bore the inscription “Sergeant Archie Miller, 4th Suffolks, died August 13th, 1915, aged 18 years.” Messrs. Hastings and Son, of St. Matthew’s carried out the arrangements.


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