THOMAS EDWARD MILLETT

 

 

Born: 1883, 37, Brunswick Close, Clerkenwell, London.

Died: 1922; age 39; Ipswich.

Residence: 46, Bryantwood Road, Islington, Middlesex.

Occupation: Porter & Packer.

Enlistment Location: London; Date of attested: 11th December 1915; age 35; Religion: CofE. Height 5ft 1ins. Signed up for the Duration of the War.

 

Mobilised: 4th August 1916.

Embarked: Southampton – 21st December 1916

Disembarked: Havre – 22nd December 1916 – joined in the field – 8th Battalion – 24th January 1917.

Wounded in action 3rd May 1917 – Gun Shot Wound – left arm & side.

Sick furlough home 31st July 1917.

Embarked: 7th September 1917

Disembarked: 8th September 1917 – arrived & posted 11th Battalion – Havre.

Joined Battalion in the field 29th September 1917.

Wounded in action: 30th November 1917 – Gun Shot Wound – arm & back.

Admitted to the Bangour War Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland – 12th December 1917.

Posted to the 5th Battalion, Rifle Brigade – Minster – 27th March 1918.

 

Offence: 4th September 1917 – Awarded 28 days detention by C.O. for hesitating to obey an order.

 

Discharged: 31st May 1918; Winchester, age 37 years & 11 months.

 

Rank: Private/Rifleman; Service Number: S/25054

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, 8th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War + Silver War Badge.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   37, Brunswick Road, Clerkenwell, London.

 

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

James Millett, 41, a Book Binder, born Cock Lane, Smithfield, City of London.

Mary Ann Frances Millett (nee Gillingham), 37, born Clerkenwell.

Rebecca Eliza Millett, 15, born Grayin Road, Holborn.

Eliza Millett, 10, born Brunswick Close, Clerkenwell.

Elizabeth Millett, 6, born City of London.

James Millett, 4, born Clerkenwell.

Walter Millett, 2, born Clerkenwell.

Edwin Millett, 2 months, born Clerkenwell.

 

1901   5, Wilmington Road, Clerkenwell, London.

 

Thomas was 18 years old, a Porter – Warehouse. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 57, a Book Binder.

Mary, 46.

Rebecca, 25, a General Domestic Servant.

Eliza, 19, a Cardboard Box Maker.

Elizabeth, 16, a Book Folder & Binder.

James, 14, an Errand Boy.

Walter, 12.

Edwin, 10.

Charles, 8.

 

1911   48, St. Margaret Street, Farrindon Road, Clerkenwell, E.C.

 

Thomas was 28 years old, an out of work – Porter. He was living with his parents & brothers.

James, 60, a Book Binder – 51, Hatton Gardens.

Mary, 57.

Edwin, 20.

Charlie, 18, an Errand Boy at General Stores, Barnbury Road.

 

On the 4th July 1915, St. Barnabas, Hornsey Road, Islington, Middlesex, Thomas married Louisa Agnes Noble, born June 1879, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. They adopted 1 daughter.

Louisa Winifred Graham, born January 1909, Islington, Middlesex.

 

Rifle Brigade, 8th Battalion

 

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