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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HUGH DOBIE M'MILLAN.

Named on the Moffat War Memorial in Dumfriesshire as:

McMILLAN, CAPT. H.D. BLACK WATCH.
Hugh Dobie McMillan – age 36 – Captain, 8th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Hugh was educated at Warriston College in Moffat and at Merchiston College in Edinburgh after which he became a tea planter in Ceylon on the Lindoola Estate. He returned home to enlist in 1916 and he and his wife and child were onboard the “Arabia” when it was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB43 in the Mediterranean on 4 November 1916. They were rescued and were landed at Malta before continuing their journey. Hugh was commissioned in January 1917 and went to France in April. He was posted as a Captain to a School of Instruction in January 1918 and returned to the Black Watch in April 1918 but was killed three months later.
Born 1882 in Moffat. Son of the late Samuel and Eliza Goodsir (Dobie) McMillan of Lynebank, Moffat. Husband of Ethel L. (Tilly) McMillan, of Lindoola, Talawakelle, Ceylon who he married in Ceylon.
Killed in Action on 19 July 1918 and buried in Meteren, Military Cemetery, France.
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