This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 23061
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 37
- Date of Death: 01.09.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Vis-En-Artois Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 6
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Alyth
- Address: 64 Hilltown, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk, J & P Cameron, Railway Carting Agents, Dundee
Margaret Milne, 64 Hilltown, Dundee
Annie, born 21.04.1909, Arthur, born 16.09.1911, Margaret, born 27.11.1912 & George, born 27.11.1916.
More about George Milne
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial.
George Milne 23061 K.O.S.B.
Obliging and Unselfish.
Mrs Milne, 64 Hilltown, Dundee, has received a letter from an officer informing her that her husband, Pte. George Milne K.O.S.B., was killed in action on September 1. The officer writes :–“He was always cheery, and was very popular with the men in his platoon. I liked him very much, as he was always so obliging and unselfish.” Pte. Milne was 37 years of age, and was a native of Dundee. He enlisted at the beginning of 1916, and before joining up was a clerk for about 17 years in the employ of Messrs J. & P. Cameron, N.B. Railway carting agents.
Dundee Courier 17th September 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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