William Milne

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glencorse, Midlothian
  • Service no: 9383
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion, 'C' Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 23.04.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh
  • Address: 40 Watsons Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Williamina Gearty (formally Milne) 44 King St, Dundee

  • Children:

    James, born 17.10.1910

More about William Milne

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

William Milne   9383  Royal Scots


Intimation was received in Dundee yesterday of the death from wounds received in action on 23rd April of Private Mill, of the 1st Black Watch.  Private Mill was a member of the 3rd Black Watch when war broke out, and on proceeding to the front he was attached to the 1st Battalion. He leaves a wife and child, who reside at 40 Watson’s Lane.

Dundee Courier 25th May 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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