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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #330 on: January 20, 2016, 02:29:12 PM »
hiya Charlie.
the only officer captured with the surname miller was 2/Lt r.t miller,taken 3-9-14 with the 2nd battalion,he was sent to Switzerland on 12th august 1916 and repatriated to England on 23-3-18,MIDs[haig]17-2-15.
its possible the two PA numbers refer to two different officers,Lt ralph,m miller was reported killed on 30th july 1916 with 17th batt,they may have got both cross referenced.

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Ralph Marillier Miller's death was witnessed by his CO who wrote to his father “I found young Miller looking after another officer who had been badly gassed [presumably 2nd Lieutenant Owen]; he got up to explain…and a [Gas]shell hit him full…A very capable young officer; everything I gave him to do was well done.  His brother officers loved him.”  The POW must be RT Miller?

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #331 on: January 20, 2016, 05:22:12 PM »
Thanks Tim and Mack, I don't think it is 2/Lt RT Miller either, PA7560 is reporting a death in 1914, which is a bit strange as the list is dated December 1916, PA7720 is reporting someone being moved from Le Cateau to Cambrai in 1917. None of this fits in with RT Miller's movements. One thing is for certain, whoever he was, he was not with the Manchesters.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #332 on: January 20, 2016, 07:36:33 PM »
Charlie.
I think this could be your man

Lt inglis,rawley francis miller
captured 11th sept 1914 died of wounds two days later in war hospital college Fenelon,cambrai
2nd royal inniskillin fusiliers
buried port de paris cemetery,cambrai

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #333 on: January 20, 2016, 08:57:16 PM »
I think you're right. Just for interest:

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205385846

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #334 on: January 21, 2016, 10:40:05 AM »
Battalions please for the following:

75496 Pte M Mengins (first name as well if known)
62172 Pte Frederick Mitchell
42855 Pte Richard Moat

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #335 on: January 21, 2016, 03:25:25 PM »
Can you make anything of this man:

http://grandeguerre.icrc.org/en/File/Details/4732868/3/2/

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #336 on: January 21, 2016, 05:05:44 PM »
75496 myles MINGINS.1st batt
62172 Mitchell 2nd batt
42855.moat.2/7th batt

Charlie.
just out of interest,where was mingins captured,i ask because the 1st battalion wasn't in france,it was in the middle east

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #337 on: January 21, 2016, 07:21:49 PM »
Thanks for your help Mack I really appreciate it.

There is only a repat list for him - 27 Nov 1918, he had suffered a GSW to the head. The index card shows him as 1st Bn, I had assumed that he had come from France - all the others would appear to have, so dismissed the idea that he could be 1st Bn. I don't think I have found an index card for anyone taken outside Europe. I thought he was from a 1st line TF Bn and the Bn had been falsely annotated. His MiCs at the NA give him as ex T1/3478 ASC.

http://grandeguerre.icrc.org/en/File/Details/2915323/3/2/

61108 Thomas Miles - did he come from your archives or did you find him in the ICRC records? I haven't found an index card for him, I've only by chance found him on a repat list.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #338 on: January 22, 2016, 10:24:55 AM »
61108 Thomas miles came from the RC archive Charlie,i think he may have come under mills but not sure.

mack. ;D
p.s I cant find john monty

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #339 on: January 22, 2016, 10:54:21 AM »
Thanks Mack I've found Miles under Myles doh!

Harold Moss 20th Bn taken 1916. There are three in the MiCs 1628/350325, 26049 and 50388. Do you know which he is please?

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #340 on: January 22, 2016, 06:07:07 PM »
Thanks Mack I've found Miles under Myles doh!

Harold Moss 20th Bn taken 1916. There are three in the MiCs 1628/350325, 26049 and 50388. Do you know which he is please?

Charlie
hiya Charlie.
that's young Harold moss[26049]he was wounded in the family jewels when captured,he was sent to langensalsa but he spent the war working on a farm near the village of esckardtsleben near langensalsa

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #341 on: January 22, 2016, 06:41:30 PM »
Ouch!

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #342 on: January 22, 2016, 07:23:03 PM »
hiya Charlie.

47972 bill mathers[William]bill was shot in the right ankle on 24th march 1917,he lay in a shell hole till the following day,a german sniper kept taking pot shots at him until he finally got him in the arm and the germans took him prisoner,his leg was amputated at douai on 9th april.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #343 on: January 22, 2016, 08:45:02 PM »
hiya Charlie.
by now you have probably found 11613 Arthur miller,his middle name was fenwick.

mack ;D
ps.do you have 7628 harry maylett.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #344 on: January 23, 2016, 10:41:25 AM »
Mack
Thanks for the extra info on Arthur Miller and Bill Mathers, all added in. I've got Harry Maylett -16th Bn taken and wounded at Trones Wood, held at Cambrai, D�lmen and M�nster 2.

Charlie
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