This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 23151
- Rank: Corporal
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 121a Hawkhill, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Baker, Lambs Hotel, Dundee
Elizabeth Miller, c/o Hardy, 9 Royal Ave, Toronto, Canada
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
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