Private James Milligan

Private James French Milligan, 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. He was killed, aged 22, in France on the 6th March 1915. He was born in Selkirk in 1892 and was the son of James and Jane Milligan of Cannon Street, Selkirk and he is buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, France. Before enlisting in August 1914 he had been employed as a mill worker in Selkirk. He played both football and cricket for Selkirk. His headstone is inscribed ” Though Death Divides Fond Memory Clings”. The photos show Scots troops in early 1915.

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