Thomas Frank Miller GC

Name: Thomas Frank Miller

Conflict: Malabar

Gazetted: June 2, 1923

Service: Army

Thomas Frank Miller GC

Medal group

Place/date of birth: Portland, Dorset/October 7, 1890

Rank when awarded GC (and later highest rank): Private

Date of bravery: September 24, 1921

London Gazette citation:

The King has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to the undermentioned, for services rendered in connection with military operations in Malabar, 1921-1922:

For Gallantry

No. 5718907 Private Thomas Miller, 2nd Bn., The Dorsetshire Regiment

[Thomas Miller’s Empire Gallantry Medal was exchanged into the award of the George Cross following the Royal Warrant of September 1940]

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Other decorations: N/A

Place/date of death: Acocks Green, Birmingham, Warwickshire/December 13, 1974

Grave/memorials: Ashes scattered Lawn D, Robin Hood Cemetery, Solihull, Warwickshire

Origin of VC to the Lord Ashcroft collection: Purchased privately, 2016

Current location of VC: Displayed on rotation at The Lord Ashcroft Gallery: Extraordinary Heroes exhibition, Imperial War Museum