The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal W J H Milligan


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Lance Corporal William James Henry MILLIGAN, L/8784, 2nd  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, Bangalore, India, 27th October 1918. 

8th October 1888, born Greenwich, Kent, son of James Henry & Harriet Jane Milligan.

18th September 1895, St Nicholas, Deptford, Greenwich, baptism of William James Henry Milligan, son of James Henry, (boiler maker), & Harriet Jane Milligan, 24 The Orchard.

18th September 1895, St Nicholas, Deptford, Greenwich, baptism of Frederick Arthur Milligan, born 9th May 1890, son of James Henry, (boiler maker), & Harriet Jane Milligan, 24 The Orchard.

18th September 1895, St Nicholas, Deptford, Greenwich, baptism of Jessie Sarah Milligan, born 25th August 1895, daughter of James Henry, (boiler maker), & Harriet Jane Milligan, 24 The Orchard.


1911 Census - Military, India - William James Henry Milligan, Private, age 22, single, 2 Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, Soldier, born Greenwick, London.

1911 Census - 18 Glenforth Street, East Greenwich, London SE - James Henry Milligan, head, age 45, married, ship breaker, Castles Company, worker, born Poplar; Harriet Jane Milligan, wife, age 44, married 25 years, 14 children, 11 still alive, housewife, born not known; James Donald Milligan, son, age 19, single, labourer general, born 62 Glenister Road, East Greenwich; Charles Douglas Milligan, son, age 18, single, labourer, Delta Metal Company, worker, born 24 The Orchard, Deptford; Walter George Milligan, son, age 14, school, born 24 The Orchard, Deptford; Nellie Milligan, daughter, age 10, born 24 The Orchard, Deptford; Frank Cecil Milligan, son, age 8, born 24 The Orchard, Deptford; Alfred John Milligan, son, age 6, born 24 The Orchard, Deptford; Louis Bayan Milligan, son, age 4, born 24 The Orchard, Deptford; Robert Leonard Milligan, son, age 1, born 38 Bethon Street, Deptford. 


Enlisted New Cross, Kent.  Resided Deptford, Kent. 

6th February 1915, posted Asiatic Theatre of War.

Commemorated at Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Face 20, Chennai, India.

Buried in Bangalore (Hosur Road) Cemetery.


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