Image from the Evening Star – 13th April 1942.
Born: 1st December 1918, 30, Vernon Street, Ipswich.
Died: 10th October 1943; age: 24; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.
Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore.
Residence: 61, Kingston Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5830438.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion – Infantry.
Father: Frederick Miller, born March 1886, Leeds, Yorkshire.
Mother: Violet Eva Miller (nee Mills), born January 1889, Lavenham, Suffolk.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
William was living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 61, Kingston Road, Ipswich.
Frederick, a Totalisator Engineer.
Violet, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Maud Miller, a Silk Machinist, born May 1916, Suffolk.
Albert Miller, a Garage Attendant, born May 1921, Ipswich.
Martha Miller, born 1924, Ipswich.
In 1940, Ipswich, William married Florence Margaret Taylor, born April 1920, Ipswich, of 30, Vernon Street, Ipswich. A Silk Underwear Machinist.
Probate to Florence Margaret Wright – widow (wife of Thomas Richard Wright).