Thursday 6 January 2011

Private Andrew McMillan

Born on 1 January 1896 in Glasgow, Scotland - son of Andrew McMillan, Hamilton, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father; trade as chauffeur; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 2.75 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; brown hair; "Teeth Attention required."

Joined the 120th Battalion, CEF, in Hamilton, Ontario, on 17 January 1916 (number 757758) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 July 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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