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Lieutenant Horace Bernard Milling


Harrogate Herald - 24th January 1915

W H Breare letter

I need not introduce you to Mr Horace Milling, I am sure. It will serve if I remind you that he was for years an Alderman of the borough and has been a popular, almost everything that is good, or distinguished, including Mayor. He is still one of our most attentive Justices at the Court House in Raglan Street, and as keen in his sympathies and work for deserving causes as ever. You will be pleased to hear that he has a son and nephew in the trenches. Captain Milling, the nephew, has just won the Military Cross. I had nearly forgotten Mr Horace Milling was for years a zealous and capable officer in the Harrogate Volunteers, so the son may well inherit the military spirit.


Harrogate Herald - 9th May 1917

Roll of Honour

Lieutenant Horace Bernard Milling, RFC, only son of Mr & Mrs Horace Milling, Beech Grove, Harrogate, is a prisoner of war in Germany. He was leading a patrol, and when 10 miles over the German lines his engine failed, and he was forced to land. Some months ago Lieutenant Milling was slightly wounded during an air fight. For some months past he has been acting as instructor in England, and only returned to the Front three weeks ago. Lieutenant Milling joined the Army in 1914, and was first attached to the Motor Machine Gun Service, and went out with the first battery just before Christmas, 1914. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in 1915.


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