James Lawson Milne

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/18418
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 33
  • Date of Death: 06.06.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.A.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 1 Wilson Street, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Painter, Norwell & Son, Commercial St, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Margaret Ann Milne, 1 Wilson St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Children:

    Jane, born 24.06.1912, Martha, born 03.04.1914 & Margaret, born 27.07.1915

More about James Lawson Milne

James L. Milne   S/18418   Cameron Highlanders


Intimation has been received that Private James L. Milne, Cameron Highlanders, 1 Wilson Street, Lochee, was killed in action by a shell on 6th inst.   Deceased, who was 33 years of age, enlisted in May, 1915, and had been in France for the past four months.

Previous to joining he was employed as a painter with Norwell, Commercial Street.  He is survived by a widow and three young children.  Two of his brothers are serving.

Dundee Courier 14th June 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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