James A Miller

James Miller

Lieutenant James Alexander Miller  

Born May 3 1889

He tried to enlist in the Otago Mounted Rifles in 1914 with his brothers Bruce and Forrest but was rejected because of a health problem. After an operation to fix the problem he was cleared medically and allowed finally to join - (too late to take part in the Gallipoli campaign.

He served as a Captain and then as Lieutenant on the Western Front where he was wounded in action. Hw was awarded the Military Cross for bravery in 1918


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