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.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,



Father: Frederick Miller, born March 1886, Leeds, Yorkshire.

Mother: Violet Eva Miller (nee Mills), born January 1889, Lavenham, Suffolk.




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).

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