Robert Milne

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
  • Unit/Ship: 206th Squadron
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 11.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Linselles Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: British D.4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 22.08.1898
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Union Bank of Scotland, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jeanie S. Milne, “Braeknowe” 15 Campfield Rd, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    Robert Milne, Braeknowe, Camphill Rd, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Milne

Robert was an Observer on board DH9 C2199 when he was killed in action. Robert is remembered on the Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry War Memorial and on a family gravemarker in Barnhill Cemetery, Broughty Ferry.

Robert Milne   Second-Lieutenant Royal Air Force

Broughty Officer Missing.

Second-Lieut. Robert Milne, R.A.F., who is officially reported missing since 11th August, is a son of Mrs Robert Milne, Braeknowe, Camphill Road, Broughty Ferry.  He joined a Training Reserve Battalion fully eighteen months ago, and was subsequently transferred to the Flying Corps.  Second-Lieut. Milne was formerly in the Union Bank, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 30th August 1918

MILNE___Reported missing on 11th Aug. 1918, now believed to have been killed in action on that date, 2nd. Lieut. Robert Milne, R.A.F., elder son of Mrs Milne, Braeknowe, Broughty Ferry, and grandson of the late John M’Arthur, advertising contractor, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 31st May 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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