Bermuda Day Grand Marshal 2016 – A Tapestry of Cultures
Harold E. Millet was born in 1937 in St. David’s to Guy and Gladys Millett. He attended Hilton Richardson School, East End Primary, and St. David’s School. He has been married to his beloved wife, Juanita, for 42 years and they have two daughters.
Mr. Millett entered the Bermuda Pilot Service on March 12, 1956 as an Apprentice. In 1958, he received his Bermuda Pilot’s License, becoming a fifth-generation Bermuda Pilot. He retired in 2001 as Deputy Pilot Warden after forty five years of service. His career led him to become a trade unionist and was Vice President of the Marine and Ports Division.
He served as President and played cricket for St. David’s Cricket Club. Mr. Millett was afforded the opportunity to tour with Bermuda Cricket Board of Control and Somers Isles Cricket League. He was also President of the Eastern Counties Cricket Association.
Mr. Millet served as Sub-Warden at Chapel of Ease Church and is a member of St. Peter’s Vestry and a synod representative.
Mr. Millet is a true St. David’s islander and has been involved in all aspects of Bermudian culture from the East end of the island. We acknowledge his contributions to the development of the unique St. David’s culture and his tireless commitment to his neighbours and fellow country-people.