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Albert Millen was the son of William and Emma Millen, one of ten children. William was a farm labourer. Albert was born in April 1889. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, one of seven children still living with their parents at Clock House Crossing, Boughton, and working as a farm labourer. His younger brother Ernest Millen served in the Royal Field Artillery and died in May 1920.
Albert married Amy Louisa Millen, of Stalisfield Green, Faversham in 1913. He was in the same regiment as Arthur Miles and died on the same day at Ypres.
Private Albert Millen is remembered with honour on the Menin Gate in Ypres but is not included in the names on the Boughton War Memorial.
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National Archives in association with Ancestry.com. 1901 and 1911 England census database, birth and marriage records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website: CWGC.org