Lieut. Colonel Edward William Tremayne Miles MC

Born1884 23 Hans Place, Chelsea

Life Events

1923Married Mary Albinia Gibbs in Barrow Gurney
1924Birth of son Sir Peter Tremayne Miles KCVO
1927Birth of son Rev. Robert William Miles

Biography and Notes

1st son of Captain Frederick Tremayne Miles, JP (for whom see Miles of King's Weston in Burke's 'Landed Gentry') by Anna Coralia, daughter of Thomas Sellar of Hallgrove, Bagshot, Surrey.

2nd Lieut. 1st Royal Dragoons, October 1902; Lieut., 1907; Captain, Oct. 1911; Major, March 1919; Lieut.-Col., December 1927. In the Great War served in France and Belgium with the Royal Dragoons October 1914, to end of the War. Wounded at Ypres, 13 May 1915 (Military Cross, 1918; mentioned in Despatches, 1917; 1914 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) Medal, Belgian War Cross). Commanded the Royal Dragoons 1927-30.