Godfrey Clive Miller
MILLER, GODFREY CLIVE (1893-1964), artist, was born on 20 August 1893 at Wellington, New Zealand, second of three children of Thomas Tripney Miller, a bank accountant from Scotland, and his New Zealand-born wife Isabella, née Duthie (d.1896). Thomas married Isabella's sister Eliza Jane in 1897; they were to have four children. Godfrey inherited a share of his grandfather's extensive ironmongery business, John Duthie & Co. Ltd, Wellington. He attended state schools at Hawera and Palmerston North before boarding (on a scholarship) at Otago Boys' High School, Dunedin.
At the age of 17 Miller was apprenticed to J. Louis Salmond, an architect of Salmond & Vanes, Dunedin; he attended classes at the School of Art and Design, Dunedin Technical School, and worked on construction sites. On 20 October 1914 he enlisted in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. He served as a signalman at Gallipoli where he was severely wounded in ...Read more at the source website