Ernest Alfred MILNE (1891-1962)

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Sapper: 4/1090 Ernest Alfred MILNE

NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE.

Sapper: 4/1090 Ernest Alfred MILNE.


Born: 7th March 1891. Napier, New Zealand.

Married:

Wife: L D Milne nee:.

Died: 24th May 1962. Auckland, New Zealand.


Father: Duncan Robert Milne.

Mother: nee:.


INFORMATION

Ernest Robert Milne enlisted with the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces on the 17th of May 1915 and was transfered to the No: 2 Section Divisional Signal Company, attatched to the Trentham Rifle Brigade on the 18th of August 1915. Ernest left New Zealand on the 9th of October 1915.

Wounded in Action suffering from Concussion and Deafness

Ernest returned to New Zealand on the 11th of January 1919 and was discharged on the 8th of February 1919.

Family Information

Ernest worked as a Telegraphist at the Telegraph Office in Wellington, N.Z. upon enlistment, and lived at 336 The Terrace, Wellington. N.Z. His wife lived at 45 Roosevelt Avenue Onehunga. His father Duncan lived at Private Bay, Napier, N.Z. After returning to New Zealand Ernest worked at the Auckland Post Office as a Telegraphist.

Ernest's medals are on display at the Swansea R.S.L. Club, Swansea N.S.W. Australia.

Daughter's Nursing Medals

New Zealand Military Records

New Zealand National Archives

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