This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth: 22.08.1898
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Union Bank of Scotland, Dundee
Jeanie S. Milne, “Braeknowe” 15 Campfield Rd, Broughty Ferry
Robert Milne, Braeknowe, Camphill Rd, Broughty Ferry
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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