Born in Saltburn, Yorkshire on 19th July 1908 to Elvin and May Milner. Won a scholarship to the Dame Allan School for Boys, Newcastle, which he attended from 1920-1925 and was a Corporal in the school Cadet Unit.
Married Muriel Winifred Walker on 19th August 1937 at Paraish Church Ewell, Surrey but they gradually became estranged.
Prior to enlisting he was working as an Assurance Official in Hexham.
Enlisted to 43rd Royal Tank Regiment, May 1939
Commissioned to 49th Royal Tank Regiment, August 1939
By July 1940 had joined 6th Royal Tank Regiment
Military Cross awarded July 1940
Reported as wounded 6th November 1940
Killed in Action in the Middle East (Western Desert) : 15th June 1941
His tank believed to have been hit by an enemy shell and set on fire.
Commemorated on the Alamein Memorial
Tales of valour
Country: United KingdomThe Military Cross The demands of the First World War made it necessary to ...
Country: United Kingdom1939 - 45 Star This star was given for service between 3rd September 1939 ...
Country: United KingdomAfrica Star This star was given for one or more days service in North Africa ...