We remember William Robert Milne

We remember William Robert Milne

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Timeline

Timeline

1876
sibling Margaret Helen Milne Source:6973275 21st August 1876
1878
sibling John Milne Source:6973275 13th December 1878
1879
sibling Alexander Milne Source:6973275 29th September 1879
1882
sibling Ann Milne Source:6973275 25th June 1882
1884
sibling George Milne Source:6973275 7th March 1884
1886
sibling James Milne Source:6973275 4th March 1886
1888
sibling Jane Aka Jean Milne Source:6973275 28th February 1888
1890
sibling Jessie Aka Janet Milne Source:6973275 22nd May 1890
1892
sibling Mary Milne Source:6973275 17th July 1892
1894
birth Buckie, Scotland. United Kingdom Source:6203888 Source:6973282 1st December 1894
1901
location 20, Low Street, Buckie, Scotland. United Kingdom parents address Source:8496153 April 1901
1908
dates Age 13 Source:6973282 10th August 1908
1914
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman Clyde Z/1212 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Source:8925484 14th October 1914 - 23rd April 1915
1914
location 16 Low Street, Buckie United Kingdom their own address Source:7723933 18th October 1914
1914
enlistment Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:7723933 18th October 1914
1915
commission Temporary Source:7723933 9th January 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:7723934 April 1915 - March 1916
1915
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Z/1212 Royal Naval Division - Hawke Battalion RNVR Source:8925486 24th April 1915 - 1st December 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7723934 March 1916 - 3rd February 1917
1916
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:6973293 10th April 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Higher Grade Z/1212 Royal Naval Division - Hawke Battalion RNVR Source:8925486 1st December 1916 - 3rd February 1917
1916
appointments A.B.(H.G.) Source:7723933 2nd December 1916 - 3rd February 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6973287 December 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6973285 December 1916
1917
missing As per service records page 2. Body not found. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial to the Missing. Source:7723934 3rd February 1917 - 3rd February 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6973290 February 1917
1917
employment Bank Clerk NorthofScotland-TownandCountryBank-HarbourBranch Buckie, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6973290 February 1917
service Source:7742023
1917
death Killed in Action France Source:6973282 3rd February 1917
burial War Memorial Thiepval Memorial Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Buckie Somme United Kingdom France Pier and Face 1A Source:8496150 Source:7723931

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Robert
Initials WR
Last Name Milne
Source 6203888
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
16 Low Street, Buckie United Kingdom their own address known 18th October 1914
20, Low Street, Buckie, Scotland. United Kingdom parents address known April 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Clyde Z/1212 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Ordinary Seaman
Royal Navy Z/1212 Royal Naval Division - Hawke Battalion RNVR Able Seaman
Royal Navy Z/1212 Royal Naval Division - Hawke Battalion RNVR Able Seaman Higher Grade
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann Geddes mother
Alexander Milne father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Helen Milne sister 21st August 1876
John Milne brother 13th December 1878
Alexander Milne brother 29th September 1879
Ann Milne sister 25th June 1882
George Milne brother 7th March 1884
James Milne brother 4th March 1886
Jane Aka Jean Milne sister 28th February 1888
Jessie Aka Janet Milne sister 22nd May 1890
Mary Milne sister 17th July 1892
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Grey Black
DateHeightSource
1914-10-18 0"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-10-18 Roman Catholic

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Keith1947
RNVR Other Ranks - Medal Rolls 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
Royal Naval Division 1914-1918 Transcription Keith1947
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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1901 Census Carol37753
Commemoration of Willie's death on CWGC website Carol37753

Multimedia

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At the start of WW1 Carol37753
The Milne Family Carol37753
William with his sisters. Carol37753
Willie with his nephews, John sand Sandy. Carol37753
Willie c1908/ 1909 Carol37753
Xmas Card 1916 Carol37753
Xmas card 1916 Carol37753
Northern Casualties. Carol37753
Comrades Who Have Fallen In The Fight. Carol37753
Letter from Imbros 10th April 1916 Carol37753
Letter from Imbros- page 2. Carol37753
Letter from Imbros page 3. Carol37753
1917 MILNE,WILLIAM ROBERT (Stat Deaths 146MR0312) Carol37753
Thiepval Memorial Inscriptions Carol37753
Index List for the Thiepval Memorial doc5659459 Carol37753
Service Records GMB_ADM339_0042-MICH_00144 Carol37753
Service Records GBM_ADM339_0042-MICH_00145 Carol37753
Service Records GBM_ADM339_0042-MICH_00146 Carol37753
RND 1914-1918 Transcription. Carol37753
RND Service Records 1914-1918 Transcription Carol37753
Buckie Obituary Carol37753
Original photo of Puisieux Trench Carol37753
War Memorial in Buckie, Banffshire. Carol37753
War Memorial at Buckie Carol37753
Early photo of Willie in RND uniform. Carol37753
William R Milne Carol37753
Original 'Band of Brothers'! Carol37753
Willie's personal ID tag Carol37753

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