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: Glencorse, Midlothian
- Service no: 9383
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Edinburgh
- Address: 40 Watsons Lane, Dundee
Williamina Gearty (formally Milne) 44 King St, Dundee
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
BLACK WATCH REGULAR DIES OF WOUNDS.
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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