7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
08/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
William Miller was born and lived in Pomeroy. He was killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres, on 8th August 1917. There is no known grave and William is commemorated on panel 42 on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium.
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.