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William Alexander Milne1

M, #11979, b. circa 1881, d. after 7 September 1949
Last Edited: 26 Jun 2015

Parents:

Father*: David Mitchell Milne1 b. c 1851, d. 1928
Mother*: Margaret Hay1 b. c 1851, d. 1934
  • Birth*: William Alexander Milne was born circa 1881 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of David Mitchell Milne and Margaret Hay.1
  • Death*: William Alexander Milne died after 7 September 1949.1
  • (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of George Watson Milne on 7 September 1949 at Dunedin, New Zealand, ; Dundee Man Dies in New Zealand -
    50 years ago Mr George Watson Milne, a paper ruler with Messers Burns & Harris Ltd., Dundee, emigrated to New Zealand. During that time he always cherished the idea of a holiday back home, hoping to visit his native Dundee soon. Word has now been received by Mr William A. Milne of 14, Wilkie’s Lane that his brother George had died from head injuries following a street accident near his home at Dunedin. He was knocked down while on his way to post a letter . Mr Milne, who was 72 and unmarried. During his early years in New Zealnad he worked on a sheep farm. Formerly he was interested in photography and latterly was in business as an optician.2

Citations

  1. [S40] CM [Mar 2014].
  2. [S40] CM http://ninetradesofdundee.co.uk/files/nine%20trades/Nine%20Trades%20People/Obituaries/Bonnetmaker%20Obits/194
    9%20Milne%20George%20Watson.pdf. [Mar 2014]