David Miller

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 23151
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 09.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Athies Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: F.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 121a Hawkhill, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Baker, Lambs Hotel, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Miller 121a Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about David Miller

David Millar   23151   Royal Scots

FORMER DUNDEE BOYS’ BRIGADE LAD

WOUNDED AND MISSING.

Corporal David Millar, Royal Scots, eldest son of Mrs Millar, 121a Hawkhill, is reported to be wounded and missing since 9th April.  About 21 years of age Corporal Millar enlisted two years ago, and has been at the front for 18 months.  He is an ex-member of the 3d (Y.M.C.A.) Company Boys Brigade, and has been three times previously wounded.  On each occasion he was treated at a French hospital.  He was engaged in the baking trade prior to enlistment, and was an apprentice in Lamb’s Hotel.

Dundee Courier 22nd May 1917

MILLAR.___Previously reported missing, now reported killed in action, on 9th April, David M. Millar, beloved elder son of Mrs Millar 121a Hawkhill, aged 21.

Dundee Peoples Journal 26th May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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