Collection 2013-34 - Letter from Frederick Manlis Miller and research materials

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CA ON00156 2013-34


Letter from Frederick Manlis Miller and research materials


  • 1915, 2004-2013 (Creation)

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12 pages

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(fl. 2018)

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Richard M. Hughes is a resident of Rossmore, Ontario and President of the Hastings County Historical Society.

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Frederick Manlis Miller was born in Madoc, Ontario on 23 April 1891. He worked as the day ticket clerk for the Grand Trunk Railway in Belleville, Ontario until he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He died of pneumonia in France on 9 December 1916. Service record:

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Letter found by Richard Hughes on Grand Trunk Railway property in Belleville, Ontario.

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Donated by Richard Hughes in April 2013.

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Letter from Frederick Manlis Miller to Thomas Henry Coppin, agent, informing him that Miller had enlisted for active service. Several pages and printouts of 2013 research by Richard Hughes on Miller's family history. Also a copy of a newspaper article on a family history story relating to Hughes' grandmother in England and Belleville mayor George Zegouras, with a copy of a photograph of Zegouras and Hughes.

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