Private James Miller

Private James Miller, 11th ( Service ) Battalion, Royal Scots. He died from wounds in Belgium, aged 29, on the 2nd October 1918 during the ” Advance to Victory”. He had been born in Jedburgh and was the son of Isabella and the late Robert Miller of 65 Castlegate, Jedburgh. He had worked at Allars Mill, Jedburgh when he enlisted in the 4th K.O.S.B. in August 1914 He was then posted to the Cameronians but was transferred to the 15th R.S. in France and then to the 11th R.S. He had already been twice wounded. He was fatally wounded during the attack on the German positions at “Teeford Farm” and died the next day in the Australian Hospital at Bandaghem. He is buried in Haringhe ( Bandaghem ) Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium.

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