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60844: Photographs and documents relating to Pte Wm Mcmillan

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:01 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

William McMillan was my maternal grandfather and served in a labour battalion after joining the Cameronians Scottish Rifles in Glasgow.He was born in Glasgow in 1888 and worked as a painter & decorator. He died in Glasgow in 1959.

This collection contains:

Rail ticket.
Demobilisation booklet.
Envelope for discharge papers.
Embroidered postcards.
He is 2nd from the left in the group photograph.
Scraps of paper with French addressed written on them.
Paybook page.
Postcard book of Ypres.
Postcard of French troops.
Embroidered postcard for the Scottish Rifles.
Embroidered postcard sent to "My Dear Children".
Postcards of Ypres.
Photograph of Private William McMillan.
Union Jack Club.

History

Identifier

9258.cpd| 5851.jpg|GWA_4153_3rd_class_rail_ticket.jpg 5852.jpg|GWA_4154_Demobilisation_Booklet.jpg 5853.jpg|GWA_4155_Discharge_Papers_Envelope.jpg 5854.jpg|GWA_4156_Embroidered_Postcard_All_United-back1_.jpg 5855.jpg|GWA_4157_Embroidered_Postcard_All_United-Front_.jpg 5856.jpg|GWA_4158_Embroidered_Postcard_back_.jpg 5857.jpg|GWA_4159_Embroidered_Postcard_front_.jpg 5858.jpg|GWA_4160_Embroidered_Postcard_Wife-back_.jpg 5859.jpg|GWA_4161_Embroidered_Postcard_Wife-front_.jpg 5860.jpg|GWA_4162_French_Addresses.jpg 5861.jpg|GWA_4163_Paybook_Page_will_.jpg 5862.jpg|GWA_4164_Postacrd_children-back_.jpg 5863.jpg|GWA_4165_Postacrd_children-front__001.jpg 5864.jpg|GWA_4166_Postcard_Book_Ypres-back_.jpg 5865.jpg|GWA_4167_Postcard_Book_Ypres-front_.jpg 5866.jpg|GWA_4168_Postcard_French_.jpg 5867.jpg|GWA_4169_Postcard_Scotish_Rifles-back_.jpg 5868.jpg|GWA_4170_Postcard_Scotish_Rifles-front_.jpg 5869.jpg|GWA_4171_Postcards__Ypres__001.jpg 5870.jpg|GWA_4172_Postcards__Ypres__002.jpg 5871.jpg|GWA_4173_Postcards__Ypres_.jpg 5872.jpg|GWA_4174_Pte_Wm_McMillan.jpg 5873.jpg|GWA_4175_Union_Jack_Club.jpg

Subject

McMillan, William

Date

1914 - 1918

Date Created

01/08/1914 | 13/07/1916

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918 | 27/07/1916

Source

Multiple

Medium

Mixed

Type

Multiple

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Number of Pages

23

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Mr. C Alexander

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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