SD6322 : Memorial to Private James Miller VC The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

taken 10 years ago, near to Withnell, Lancashire, Great Britain

Memorial to Private James Miller VC The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Memorial to Private James Miller VC The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
On the base of the memorial is this inscription "Ordered to take an important message under heavy fire and to bring back a reply at all costs Private Miller while crossing the open, was almost immediately shot through the body, in spite of this, with heroic courage and self-sacrifice he struggled and deliverer the message, staggered back with the answer and fell at the feet of his officer. He gave his life with a supreme devotion to duty" His body is interred at Recondel, France
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SD6322, 35 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 July, 2007
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 631 224 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.8092N 2:33.5752W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 631 223
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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