We remember William Johnstone Milne

We remember William Johnstone Milne

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Cambusnethan, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:5711265 Source:8740134 21st December 1892
1911
employment Farm labourer Fredrick Wells Assiniboia Saskatchewan Canada Source:8540426 1911
1911
location Assiniboia near Moose Jaw Canada away from home address Source:8540426 1911
1915
enlistment Source:5711265 25th September 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 427586 Source:5711265 September 1915
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8538195 9th April 1917
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 427586 Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion - Canadian Scottish Source:8740134 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7537710 1917
1917
death Killed in Action Private Milne's body was never found. He is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial. Thelus, Vimy France Source:7537710 Source:8740134 9th April 1917
burial Vimy Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7537710

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Johnstone
Initials WJ
Last Name Milne
Source 8538195
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Assiniboia near Moose Jaw Canada away from home address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 427586
Canadian Expeditionary Force 427586 Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion - Canadian Scottish Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
David Milne father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

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Copy Of 1911 census Janet2378
Monument to 14 men from Lanarkshire area who were awarded the Victoria Cross Lizbet72994
Canadian Virtual Memorial Lizbet72994
Wikipedia Page William Johnstone Milne Anne1202
PDF of service record package Lizbet72994

Multimedia

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William Selena49658
Canada Daily Record June 1917 front page Lizbet72994
The Vimy Memorial, Anne1202
W J Milne VC Neiliann1195
W j Milne VC Neiliann1195
Wreath Neiliann1195
Poem by Scott White Lizbet72994

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