William Nelson Millen, Pte

Map point: Residence, 1911, Concession 20, Lot 9 , Cardiff

Date of birth: 24 Nov 1897

Birthplace: Cardiff, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Labourer, Harcourt

Enlistment date and place:

   First: - 4 Feb 1916, Highland Grove, then discharged because of eye condition

   Second - 6 Feb 1917 Lindsay, Ontario.

   Third - drafted 6 Jun 1918 Barriefield, Ontario

Regimental service #726115, #1087118, #3060400

Battalion: 109th Victoria & Haliburton Overseas Battalion C.E.F. ,  252nd Battalion C.E.F. ,  1st Depot Battalion Eastern Ontario Regiment C.E.F.

Notes on war service: He served in Canada. He was nearly blind because of a cataract  in one eye, so was unfit for overseas service.

Killed in action? : No

Notes on life after the war: .Discharged 28 Nov 1918 at Belleville, Ontario

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Highlands East Family Tree website

Information submitted by: Adele Espina

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