Not much is known regarding ‘Dusty’ Miller but we know that he was served as Private Henry Miller M M 3rd Battalion the Buffs East Kent Regiment. We can also determine he was a friend to Sydney Taylor as evidence from the postcard sent to Dusty in December 14th 1919. The front of the postcard has an interesting photo regarding the angle of a stamp and its meaning. (see below)

360RAM - The Angle of a Stamp (Front & Back)

The transcribed text reads:

‘Dear Dusty, Just a card to let you know that we are all A1 hoping this will find you the same. Please take note of the stamps on the other side. From your old pal Sid’

‘Mr & Mrs Miller, School Farm Cottages, Faversham, Kent’

We also have a picture of Dusty’s Certificate of Honourable Dicharge (see below)

370RAM - Harry Miller - Hounourably Discharged Certificate (Full)

The picture reads:

‘A555 Private Harry Miller M M 3rd Battalion the Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Served with honour and was disabled in the Great War. Honourably discharged on 13h September 1918’

Dusty died in 1991 and below is a picture of Dusty’s memorial bench.

362RAM - In Memory of 'Dusty' Miller - (Whole Bench)

Images courtesy of Broadstairs and St Peter’s Town Memory Book – Memories recalled by Mr Ken Taylor


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