McMILLAN, James Scott
(Service number 14137)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private


Date 1 January 1884 Place of Birth Dunedin, NZ

Enlistment Information

Date 3 August 1916 Age 32 years
Address at Enlistment 80 Grey Road, Timaru
Occupation Watchmaker
Previous Military Experience Dunedin Bearer Corps Left District 3&1/2 years
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss Nellie McMillan (sister), 3 Vire Street, Dunedin, NZ
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 5th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 6/26/1916
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington, NZ Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 July 1917 Age 33 years
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Killed in Action
Notices Timaru Herald 29 June 1917, & 30 June 1917.
Memorial or Cemetery Messines Ridge (NZ) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium.
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

James McMillan was the brother of Thomas McMillan, of 50 Howe St., Dunedin, NZ.



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Lesley Tennent (SC branch NZSG)

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