Robert MILNE

MILNE, Robert

Service Number: 5434
Enlisted: 17 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Banff-shire, Scotland, 1887
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 February 1917
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
Grave IV. F. 1/10. , AIF Burial Ground, Flers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Canning Honor Roll, Cannington War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5434, 11th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 5434, 11th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 5434, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 31 and the son of William and Maggie Milne; husband of Nellie L. Milne, of Central Terrace, Queen's Park, Western Australia.

Prior to leaving Scotland he was a member of the Cameron Highlanders