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Sgt Robert Lauder Milne

Sgt Robert Lauder Milne

Birth
Dundee, Dundee City, Scotland
Death 5 Nov 1944 (aged 55)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot L 2111-H
Memorial ID 101364363 · View Source
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13th Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada.
He died of heart disease and high blood pressure, related to military service.

Soldiers of the First World War CEF:
Name: MILNE, ROBERT (LAUDER)
Regimental number: 24863
Date of Birth: 20/09/1889
Digitized file:
http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/cef/6001-7000/6228-29.pdf
Enlisted, 23/9/14
Embarked to France, 1/4/15
App. L/Corporal, 28/4/15
Promoted Corporal, 13/6/16
Promoted Sgt., 26/8/16
Reported Missing and unofficially PRISONER OF WAR at Stettin, Pommern, 8/10/16 (captured 8/9/16 at Courcelette?)
Now officially reported at Altadamm?
Repatriated Prisoner of War, Ripon, Yorkshire, England, 18/12/18
LONG SERVICE MEDAL

The Montreal Gazette - Nov 6, 1944
R. L. MILNE, 55, DIES
Robert Lauder Milne, 55, one of the original members of the 13th Battalion Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada, died yesterday at Ste. Anne's Military Hospital.
Born in Dundee, Scotland, he came to Canada in 1906 and was employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway. During the last war he served overseas.
Surviving are his wife, the former Jennie Smith Williamson (of Ville St. Pierre); one daughter, Mrs. J. W. Marsh; a sister, Mrs. Isabella Will; and a brother, William Milne.


Gravesite Details Light grey granite marker with maple leaf design was ordered to be placed on this grave in 1945

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  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101364363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert Lauder Milne (20 Sep 1889–5 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101364363, citing Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Arborist (contributor 47209972) .