25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


Charles Henry MILLNE


Millne, C. H.    

Charles H. Millne, 1369, was a Private in the London Regiment (Cyclists), 25th battalion, and was the son of the late Sergeant Millne (RGA), and of Mrs Collins, from 60 Bulwark Street , Dover .  

He had been on duty at Lewes, and died on Christmas Eve 1914, after six weeks' painful illness, in the 2nd Eastern General Hospital , Brighton . He was 21.  

The first part of his funeral service took place in Holy Trinity church, with the Rev A H Collins officiating there and at the graveside at St Mary's, Dover , J F 22. Military honours had been offered for the funeral, but Mrs Collins, his mother, preferred not to have them. His friends Miss Baughton and Cyclist Arthur Stonard were amongst the mourners.

[Acknowledgements & thanks to the Dover War Memorial Project]


Millne, Charles Henry, resident Weybridge, enlisted Fulham, 1369, Cyc., died at home, 24 Dec 1914. 

[Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19]


In Memory of
Private C H MILLNE

1369, 25th Bn., London Regiment (Cyclists)
who died
on 24 December 1914

Remembered with honour
Dover (St. Mary's) New Cemetery

[Courtesy of Commonwealth War Graves Commission]

Notes - Dover New Cemetery - There are 27 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war


    

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