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Forename(s): Charles Ballan
Place of Birth: Middleham, Yorkshire
Service No: 12374
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1915-08-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 55 to 58.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: MIDDLEHAM, YORKSHIRE
Charles Ballan Miller was the son of John Ernest and Jane Miller, née Ballan. John was born at Chelsea, Middlesex and Jane at Middleham, Yorkshire.
1891 Middleham, Yorkshire Census: Charles Miller, aged 3 years, born Middleham, son of John E. and Jane Miller.
1901 Middleham, Yorkshire Census: Ivy Grove - Charles B. Miller, aged 13 years, born Middleham, son of John E. and Jane Miller.
1911 Middleham, Yorkshire Census: Ivy Grove - Charles Ballan Miller, aged 23 years, born Middleham. Ironmonger. [Charles's parents were away from home at Matlock, Derbyshire.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: A/Cpl Charles B. Miller, 12374, Yorkshire Regiment. Theatre of War: (2B) Balkans. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 14 July 1915.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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