Lieutenant Colonel Albert Augustus Miller was born 1 April 1842 in East Gwillimbury, Ontario.
He served as the 4th Commanding Officer of the Queen Own Rifles from December 21, 1883 to February 4, 1887. He served with the QOR for twenty years including service during the Pilgrimage Riots (1875) and the Belleville Riots (1877) where he was slightly wounded in the head. He commanded the QOR during the Northwest Rebellion (1885).
He was married to Emily Fanny Pearson and had three children.
He died aged 48 on 17 January 1892 and is buried in St James Cemetery, Toronto.
- January 1867 – Rifleman
- March 1867 – Lance Corporal
- January 1868 – Corporal
- June 12, 1868 – Lieutenant
- January 13, 1971 – Promoted Captain
- January 13, 1876 – Promoted Brevet Major
- January 28, 1881 – Gazetted Major
- December 21, 1883 – Appointed Commanding Officer
- February 29, 1884 – Promoted Lieutenant Colonel
- February 5, 1887 – Retired
3 thoughts on “Miller, Albert A.”
I just bought a silver bowl in a market with this gents name…AVMR prize shooting 1883-4. Corps. I would post a picture if I knew how. .
Is anything known of the personal life of Col. A.A. Miller? His children if any? There was a Lawrence Miller serving in the QOR during the Northwest campaign of 1885 — his campaign diary is at the National Archives in Ottawa. Were they related?
I’m afraid this is the only information we have on Col Miller.