(Service number 55526)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 8 September 1893 Place of Birth Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Box 42, Fairlie
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Stevenson (friend), The Reserve, Fairlie, South Canterbury; Mrs MILNE (mother), Victoria Vottage, Rothney, Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements, Canterbury, Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Tom Milne was the son of William and Jane Milne. His father had died before he enlisted, He may well have been the son of William Milne who died between 1891 and 1902, and Jane Elspet née Cowie. In 1891 the family was at Overhall Farm, Premnay, Aberdeenshire, with their older children. In 1901 Jane, a widow, and some of her children, including eight year old scholar, Tom, were at Premnay.Tom returned to New Zealand on the Maunganui in June 1919.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Datavase [22 March 2018]; Scotland 1891 & 1901 census returns (per [22 March 2018] Timaru Herald, 16 September 1919 (Papers Past) 17 March 2018]

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