(Service number 55526)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||8 September 1893||Place of Birth||Scotland|
|Address at Enlistment||Box 42, Fairlie|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs Stevenson (friend), The Reserve, Fairlie, South Canterbury; Mrs MILNE (mother), Victoria Vottage, Rothney, Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||28th Reinforcements, Canterbury, Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||26 July 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
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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 ancestry.com.au) [22 March 2018] Timaru Herald, 16 September 1919 (Papers Past) 17 March 2018]
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