George Phillip Milne

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Montrose
  • Service no: 558
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Peterhead
  • Address: 36 Ferry Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Postman
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Milne

  • Father:

    William Milne

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Milne, 36 Ferry Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Georgina, born 19.12.1914

More about George Phillip Milne

George Milne   558   Black Watch


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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