William Milner
(1900-1942) u

Died aged c. 42

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

William Milner In memory of William Milner - born 1900, died 1942 Station foreman William Milner, a keen member of the LNER first-aid movement, gave his life in an attempt to obtain a box of medical supplies, urgently needed for treating air-raid casualties. He entered a blazing building near this site at the height of the attack on 29 April 1942 which caused extensive damage to the station. When his body was found, he was still holding the box of first-aid equipment. Mr Milner was posthumously awarded the King's commendation for gallantry

Station Road, York, United Kingdom where they worked