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Peter Roy McMillan

In memory of:

Corporal Peter Roy McMillan

April 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

193597

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 11, 1891
Berwick, Ontario

Son of Meryl and Peter McMillan, of Amsterdam, New York, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 287 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

E. 10.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private McMillan enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte McMillan enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte McMillan enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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