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Miller, R.A., Fireman/Trimmer, 1941

Photo: B. Chandler

On Tower Hill Memorial is the name of Fireman and Trimmer Robert Arthur Miller, serving with the Merchant Navy who died 08/03/1941.

In Amble West Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:

In loving memory of
Frederick John Miller
accidentally killed at Shilbottle Colliery
Oct. 31st 1941 aged 31 years.
Also Robert Arthur brother of the above
lost at sea through enemy action in
March 9th ?1941 aged 42 years.
Also Lily Miller, mother of the above
died April 8th 1942 aged 62 years.
Also John
dear husband of the above Lily Miller
died April 18th 1953 aged 76 years.
(The rest is obscured by another plaque which is itself unreadable)

He is remembered in Amble on A13.01, A13.06, A13.12 and A13.13 and on our List of Ships’ crews

The CWGC entry for Fireman/Trimmer Miller

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk