This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
George Phillip Milne
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Montrose
- Service no: 558
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Death: 21/11/1914
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III. C. 40.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Peterhead
- Address: 36 Ferry Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Postman
Mary Milne, 36 Ferry Rd, Dundee
Georgina, born 19.12.1914
More about George Phillip Milne
George Milne 558 Black Watch
NEWBURGH POSTMAN DIES AT THE FRONT.
Information reached Dundee yesterday that Private Geo. Milne, a Newburgh postman, has died of wounds in a French hospital at Boulogne on November 21st.
Private Milne was a Black Watch reservist, and saw six years’ service in India. On rejoining the colours he was despatched with the first Expeditionary Force to the Continent. He is the second victim of the war belonging to Newburgh.
Deceased was married as recently as March last, and his wife, who is a Dundonian, resides at 24 Watson Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 2nd December 1914
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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