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Name Simon Miller
Nick Name "Si"
Last Known Address Usworth, Washington, Tyne and Wear.
Family Circumstances Single. He is the son of John and Marilyn Miller

Unit of Service 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police  (Adjutant Generals Corps)
Number and Rank 25111198. Corporal
Date & Place of Death 24th June 2003. Majar Al Kabir, Iraq  Aged 21.
Grave Location
(if known)

Washington Cemetary, Glebe Crescent, Washington Village, Washington,

Tyne and Wear. NE38 7AW.

Where Commemorated
(if known)
The Brothers in Arms Memorial Wall, Burdon Road, Sunderland.

 

Details of any Medals, conflict, training or operations which the deceased had participated in during service.

GSM Iraq,    Simon was serving on OpTelic 1 when he died during operations..

Other general information. online links, images etc.

Although Simon's parents lived in Washington, Simon was actually born in South Shields Hospital on 29th September 1981.

Simon attended Usworth Comprehensive School in Washington. He proved to be an accomplished footballer and won numerous awards. He was also a member of Sunderland AFC School for Excellence.

Simon was one of six Military Policemen who were killed during an incident whilst on duty in Majar Al Kabir, Iraq.

Below are links to 2 reports of Simon's and his colleagues deaths.

The first report is the M.O.D. account and the second a harrowing report which

highlights the circumstamces of the incident which cost six men their lives.

M.O.D. Report

Daily Telegraph Report.

 

 

Simon's Usworth School Photograph 1996.

 

Simon aged 12.

 

 

A selection of photos showing Simon's footballing ability.

 

Simon as Mascot Sunderland V Huddersfield.

Usworth School Football Captain.

 

A member of SAFC School of Excellence.

 

Simon was part of the Cup Final winning team of Washington Juniors in Blackpool 1996.

 

Si recieving the Cup Winners Trophy 1996.

 

Simon scored the semi Final Winner for Hylton in 1998.

 

Football was not the only sport in which Si excelled .

 

Si and His Brother Jon who is still a member of the Royal Military Police.

 

Brother Jon on Op Herrick 13 in Afghanistan in 2013

 

 

Below: Simon's Unit.

 

Below: Simon in uniform.

 

 

Below: Simons Medals.

 

Simon "getting a grip" of a Kenyan soldier in Kenya in 2001.

 

On Exercise in Scotland in 2002.

 

In Norway in 2002.

 

 

Simon was part of the Freedom Of The City Parade Of Chichester In 2002.

 

Below: The display commemorates the Military Policemen killed on duty during Op Telic 1.

Simon and his 5 colleagues are amongst those listed and their medals are displayed.

 

Below: The scroll signed By H.R.H. The Queen commemorating Simon.

 

Below: Simons Headstone and grave.

 

 

 

 

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