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Full Name
James Scrymgeour Millar
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
James Scrymgeour
Surname
Millar
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
39271
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Fireman
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Millar (mother), Ranfurly, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
Reinforcements H Company
Embarkation Date
16 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Navua
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
55
Page on Nominal Roll
33
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, D Company
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
12 October 1917
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
N.Z. Apse, Panel 7.
Biographical Notes
James Millar was the son of Margaret Millar, of Ranfurly, Dunedin, New Zealand, and the late James Millar. Native of Kokonga, Dunedin.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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