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St George, Hanover Square, London
Henry James Millar married Eliza Pearce in 1875. Henry had a long term successful coachman’s business in the elite area at St George’s, Hanover Square, London. They had six children, all boys, between 1877 and 1893 born in London, Henry, Arthur, Horace, Frederick, Sydney Albert and Alfred. Sydney had left home by 1911 and prior to the war was employed on the Welbeck estate, Nottinghamshire.
02 Oct 1916
524080 - CWGC Website
Royal Field Artillery
He enlisted at Worksop. In existing records, his regiment is recorded as, Gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery, Gunner in the Royal Field Artillery "D" Bty.103rd Bde, and Gunner in the Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery. He was killed in action in France where his grave B 27 at the Peake Wood Cemetery, Fricourt, names his unit as the Royal Field Artillery "D" Bty.103rd Bde. Sidney also left a will as follows:- Sydney Albert Millar of 6 Summerfield Ave, Queens Park Middlesex, gunner RGA died 2/10/1916 in France on active service. Admin 25th April to Henry James Millar coachman retired [father] £304 6s 7d
CWG additional information:- Son of Eliza Millar, of London, and the late Henry James Millar.
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