Harold Reginald Miles

Brief Life History of Harold Reginald

When Harold Reginald Miles was born on 9 June 1886, in Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Lister Matthew Miles, was 30 and his mother, Katherine Beverley Hall, was 31. He married Alice Lilian Swindon on 12 May 1913, in Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Chislehurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He registered for military service in 1916. He died in December 1958, in Sidcup, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Harold Reginald Miles
1886–1958
Alice Lilian Swindon
1888–
Marriage: 12 May 1913
Harold Leslie Miles
1914–1985

Sources (7)

  • Miles, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Harold R Miles, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Harold Reginald Miles, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"

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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .

English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).

Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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