1914 (aged 29–30)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Dundee Courier 13 July 1914: William Miller (27), single, advise Wm. Gray, 41 Pollock Building, Glasgow.
William was born 1884 in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Burial records gives date of birth 1887
1891 William Miller was living at Dalry with Barbara Reid, age 62 and her daughter, Isabella Reid, age 23.
William was aged 7 and adopted.
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
William is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery, but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
William Gray of 41 Pollock building married Isabella Reid 31 Dec 1895, Ayrshire.
Dundee Courier 13 July 1914: William Miller (27), single, advise Wm. Gray, 41 Pollock Building, Glasgow
William Miller and William G. Miller were both on the Hillcrest Football Team, of which 8 of the 11 players were killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
There is a photo of the team: Anderson, Frank, W. Hillcrest Mine Disaster, 1969.
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