Great War Dundee
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George Ramsay Milne
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 116448
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 265th Siege Battery
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 35
- Date of Death: 18.07.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XVI.D.8.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Forfar
- Address: 1 Smith Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Mason, William Bennett, Dundee
Mary Ann Milne, 1 Smith St, Dundee
Agnes, born 06.05.1907, David, born 22.11.1908, Elizabeth 14.02.1912-09.01.1918, Mary, born 01.12.1913, Maggie, born 07.10.1915 & Douglas, born 30.03.1917
More about George Ramsay Milne
George R. Milne 116448 Royal Garrison Artillery
DUNDEE GUNNER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Gunner George R. Milne, R.G.A., has died of wounds. The sad intelligence was conveyed to his wife yesterday in a letter received from a chaplain, who stated that he had been struck in many places.
Gunner Milne, who was 35 years of age, joined the colours about eleven months ago, and had been about six months in France. Prior to enlistment he was employed as a mason with Mr William Bennet, Dundee. His wife and six of a family reside at 1 Smith Street, Dundee.
A brother of deceased died of dysentery in German East Africa in June last.
Dundee Courier 25th July 1917
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