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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Milham Drive
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Street Name: Milham Drive
Name of Veteran: Fred Milham 1916-June 19, 2008
Rank: Petty Officer, Seaman
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1938 to 1942
Year of Visit/Dedication: 1999, June 2005
Veteran or Family Visit: Fred Milham
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Fred Milham joined the Royal Navy at the age of fifteen and left at the age of thirty. He served aboard HMS Ajax for four years, from 1938 until 1942 and was known by his shipmates as ‘Curly’.

After service he was employed by the Metropolitan Water Board, and stayed with them for thirty three years. Fred died on June 19, 2008 at the age of ninety two in his home town of West Molesey, Surrey in the U.K.
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8425371126582 Longitude: -79.0051781452942
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Milham Drive


Street Name: Milham Drive
Name of Veteran: Fred Milham 1916-June 19, 2008
Rank: Petty Officer, Seaman
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1938 to 1942
Year of Visit/Dedication: 1999, June 2005
Veteran or Family Visit: Fred Milham
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Fred Milham joined the Royal Navy at the age of fifteen and left at the age of thirty. He served aboard HMS Ajax for four years, from 1938 until 1942 and was known by his shipmates as ‘Curly’.

After service he was employed by the Metropolitan Water Board, and stayed with them for thirty three years. Fred died on June 19, 2008 at the age of ninety two in his home town of West Molesey, Surrey in the U.K.