We remember Leo Alphonso Milligan, M.s.m.

We remember Leo Alphonso Milligan, M.s.m.

Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Michael John Milligan Source:3045241 5th February 1879
1881
sibling Kathleen Elizabeth Milligan Source:3045241 16th February 1881
1882
sibling William Bernard Milligan Source:3045241 22nd September 1882
1886
sibling William Patrick Milligan Source:3045241 1886
1887
sibling Joseph Bernard Milligan Source:3045241 28th June 1887
1890
location Sligo Ireland parents address Source:9216948 1890 - 1896
1890
birth Sligo Ireland Source:3045241 Source:9157230 13th July 1890
1894
sibling Herbert Charles Milligan Source:3045241 1894
1896
sibling Kathleen M Milligan Source:3045241 1896
1896
location 499 Grosvenor Buildings, Mainsty Street, Poplar, London United Kingdom parents address Source:3045241 1896
1897
education Woolmore Street School Poplar, London United Kingdom Source:3045241 31st May 1897
1901
location 426 Grosvenor Buildings, Mainsty Street, Poplar, London United Kingdom parents address Source:3045241 1901
1904
location Woolwich United Kingdom military residence address Source:9216948 1904 - 1911
1904
enlistment Shrapnel Barracks, Woolwich United Kingdom Source:9216948 13th October 1904
1904
service British Army Boy Soldier 1036429 Royal Artillery Source:9216948 13th October 1904 - 1906
1906
service British Army Trumpeter 1036429 Royal Artillery Source:9216948 1906
1911
location Kirkee India military residence address Source:9216948 1911
1914
service British Army Bombardier 1036429 Royal Field Artillery 3 Field Brigade Source:3045241 7th November 1914
1914
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9216948 7th November 1914 - 1915
1915
marriage Florence Mary Winifred Kettleband Source:9216948 19th August 1915
1915
location Poona India military residence address Source:9157230 19th August 1915
1917
location Ahmednagar India military residence address Source:9216948 1917 - 1924
1918
children Terence Alan Spike Milligan Source:9157230 16th April 1918
1918
service British Army Serjeant 34986 Royal Field Artillery Source:3045241 1918
1924
location Rangoon Myanmar military residence address Source:9216948 1924
1925
children Desmond Patrick Bryan Milligan Source:9157230 3rd December 1925
1931
location Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, Waterloo, London United Kingdom other group residence address Source:3045241 28th March 1931
1933
discharge Source:9157230 26th May 1933
1936
location 50 Parbury Road, Lewisham, London United Kingdom their own address Source:3045241 1936
1937
location 60 Risedale Road, Lewisham United Kingdom their own address Source:3045241 1937
1939
location 60 William Street, Lewisham, London United Kingdom their own address Source:3045241 1939
1940
commission Temporary Source:9217027 9th December 1940
1940
service British Army Lieutenant 159576 Royal Army Ordnance Corps Source:9217027 9th December 1940 - 1945
1945
location 40 Meadow Way. Reigate, Surrey United Kingdom their own address Source:3045241 1945
1946
location 3 Leathwell Road, Lewisham United Kingdom their own address Source:3045241 1946
1969
death Newcastle, New South Wales Australia Source:9157231 1st February 1969
awards Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration Source:9157231
education Enrolled by his father and encouraged to play the trumpet Steadman School of Dancing London United Kingdom Source:9216948
service British Army Captain Royal Artillery Source:3045241
location 20 Connaught Road, Sittingbourne, Kent United Kingdom Source:9157230
location Pont Clare, Gosford, New South Wales Australia their own address Source:3045241
burial Point Clare Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Point Clare, Gosford, New South Wales Australia Source:3045241

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Leo Alphonso
Initials LA
Last Name Milligan, M.s.m.
Source 9157231
First Names Leo Alphonsus
Initials LA
Last Name Milligan
Source 9217027
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
20 Connaught Road, Sittingbourne, Kent United Kingdom
3 Leathwell Road, Lewisham United Kingdom their own address 1946
40 Meadow Way. Reigate, Surrey United Kingdom their own address known 1945
426 Grosvenor Buildings, Mainsty Street, Poplar, London United Kingdom parents address known 1901
499 Grosvenor Buildings, Mainsty Street, Poplar, London United Kingdom parents address 1896
50 Parbury Road, Lewisham, London United Kingdom their own address known 1936
60 Risedale Road, Lewisham United Kingdom their own address known 1937
60 William Street, Lewisham, London United Kingdom their own address known 1939
Ahmednagar India military residence address 1917 - 1924
Kirkee India military residence address 1911
Pont Clare, Gosford, New South Wales Australia their own address
Poona India military residence address known 19th August 1915
Rangoon Myanmar military residence address 1924
Sligo Ireland parents address 1890 - 1896
Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, Waterloo, London United Kingdom other group residence address 28th March 1931
Woolwich United Kingdom military residence address 1904 - 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1036429 Royal Artillery Trumpeter
British Army 1036429 Royal Artillery Boy Soldier
British Army 1036429 Royal Field Artillery 3 Field Brigade Bombardier
British Army Royal Artillery Captain
British Army 159576 Royal Army Ordnance Corps Lieutenant
British Army 34986 Royal Field Artillery Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Desmond Patrick Bryan Milligan son 3rd December 1925
Terence Alan Spike Milligan son 16th April 1918
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Higgins mother
William Patrick Marmaduke Milligan father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Michael John Milligan brother 5th February 1879
Kathleen Elizabeth Milligan sister 16th February 1881
William Bernard Milligan brother 22nd September 1882
William Patrick Milligan brother 1886
Joseph Bernard Milligan brother 28th June 1887
Herbert Charles Milligan brother 1894
Kathleen M Milligan sister 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence Mary Winifred Kettleband wife 19th August 1915
Religion
DateReligionSource
1890 Roman Catholic

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Royal Artillery attestations 1883-1942 Transcription Keith1947
British Army, Royal Artillery officer deaths 1850-2011 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Milligan's Meaning of Life: An Autobiography of Sorts M2740
British Army Lists M2740
London Gazette M2740
Obituary - Spike Milligan M2740

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