Miller,  John Benjamin

Miller, John Benjamin

Male 1886 - 1918  (32 years)  

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  • Name Miller, John Benjamin 
    Born 1886  Peckham, London, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Oct 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Romeries, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I39328  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2015 

    Father Miller, John,   b. 1861, St George in the East, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Sackett, Elizabeth Sarah "Bessie",   b. 1861, Hythe, Kent, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1946, London, Greater London, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1884  St George, East, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F6552  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1886 - Peckham, London, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Romeries, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 3 documents

  • Notes 
    • John Benjamin Miller, son of John Miller and Elizabeth Sarah "Bessie" Sackett, was born in Peckham, London, in 1886.1,2 He died aged 32 in France on 16 October 19183 and was buried in the Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.4
      In 1891 John was living at 149 Brayard Road, Peckham, Peckham, London, in the household of his parents John and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as John B Miller, aged four and born in Peckham.5
      In 1901 he was living at 149 Brayard Road, Peckham, in the household of his parents John and Elizabeth, and was recorded as John B Miller, aged 14 and born in Peckham.6
      John served on the Western Front in France in the First World War as a sergeant in the 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. He was killed in action on 16 October 1918.
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      Notes & Citations
      1.Census.
      2.GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1886. Miller, John Benjamin. Camberwell. 1d:900."
      3."UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914?1919", database, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "John Benjamin Miller, of Peckham, Surrey, d. 16 Oct 1918, at France & Flanders, enlisted Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, rank Sergeant, East Surrey regiment, 9th Battalion, number 203423, killed in action, Western European Theatre."
      4.Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.greatwar.nl), "Miller, John Benjamin, Sergeant, 203423, d. 16 Oct 1918, aged 32, East Surrey Regiment, grave III.A.18, Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension."
      5.1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG12, piece 475, folio 124, p. 11, GSU roll 6095585
      149 Brayard Road, Peckham, Camberwell, London
      John Miller, head, married, 29, grocer & provision dealer, b. London, St Georges East
      Elizabeth S Miller, wife, 30, b. Kent, Hythe
      John B Miller, son, 4, b. Surrey, Peckham
      Augustus L Miller, son, 6 mo, b. Surrey, Peckham
      Eliza Miller, mother, wid, 73, living on her own means, b. Surrey, Thursley.
      6.1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), RG13, piece 506, folio 38, p. 11
      149 Brayard Rd, Peckham, Camberwell, London
      John Miller, head, married, 39, grocer & shopkeeper, own account, b. London, St George East
      Elizabeth S Miller, wife, 40, b. Kent, Hythe
      John B Miller, son, 14, b. London, Peckham
      Augustus L Miller, son, 10, b. London, Peckham
      Thomas E S Miller, son, 6, b. London, Peckham.
      7."British Army WW1 Service Records, 1914?1920", digital image, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk).



  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), 23 Sep 2015.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 56460600
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56460600
      Sgt John Benjamin Miller
      Birth: unknown
      Death: Oct. 16, 1918


      Note: Serjeant, East Surrey Regiment. Age: 32.

      Burial:
      Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension
      Romeries
      Departement du Nord
      Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
      Plot: III. A. 18.

      Created by: CWGC/ABMC
      Record added: Aug 07, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 56460600


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