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George Ralph Miller

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Portraits of South African War service personnel. St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co.p. 43. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Ralph AWMM
  • Surname
    Miller AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    77 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1874 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Henry John Miller, Fernbrook, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Miller was present at Kimberley Camp in February 1900. He was captured at Koornspruit in March, 1900, and released at Pretoria in June, 1900. (Stowers, p.170)

    Miller joined the Provisional Transvaal Constabulary from July to October 1900.

    He left South Africa aboard the S.S 'Orient'.

    Miller later accepted a commission in the Royal Horse Artillery and sailed in August, 1901, for London to join his regiment. (Stowers, p.170)

    In 1905 Miller was a Lieutenant in the 92 Royal Field Artillery at Aldershot.

    He married Violet Mary Teschemaker of Karo Hill, Otago in 1916 and they had two sons.

    Miller also served in the First World War and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order. In World War Two he commanded a Home Guard unit and was made Colonel in 1945. AWMM
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Death

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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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