Charles Strettell-Miller

Bank: Commercial Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Edinburgh Home Street branch

Died: 6 October 1918


Charles Wallace Strettell-Miller was born in Edinburgh in 1895, the second son of John Charles Strettell-Miller, a solicitor, and his wife Annie Eliza. In November 1913 he went to work for Commercial Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Edinburgh Greenside branch. A year later he transferred to Edinburgh Home Street branch.


During the First World War Strettell-Miller left his job at the bank to go on military service, and by 1918 he was a Lieutenant in the Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), attached to the Machine Gun Corps. He was killed in action on the Western Front on 6 October 1918. He was 23 years old.


Charles Strettell-Miller is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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