MILLAR, George 1
- Born: Dec 29, 1878, East Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
- Marriage: FORSYTH, Elizabeth Graham Patterson
- Died: Jan 19, 1917, Brockville, Ontario, Canada aged 38
- Buried: Oakland Cemetery, Brockville, Ontario
Another name for George was MILLAR, George Moir (Muir).2
No middle name of MOIR on birth register. MUIR on another website.
With brother David - 1891 took up lands near Beresford, Manitoba.
1902 moved to 10 miles north of Battleford. (SE4-45-16)
Farmed till 1906 and revisited Scotland.
On his return to Canada became a grain buyer.
WW1 Died of pneumonia in Training camp, Brockville, Canada. Wife Elizabeth was on a ship to visit Scotland at the time. Returned immediately.
War graves Commission says George died 21 Jan 1917
1. Occupation: Farmer.
2. Death. Wording from Commonwealth Graves Commission -
In Memory of Private GEORGE MOIR MILLAR
1012961, 230th Bn., Canadian Infantry who died age 36on Sunday 21 January 1917.
Private MILLAR, Son of James and Jane Proctor Millar, of "Laurelbanks," 59, Bo'ness Rd., Grangemouth, Scotland; husband of Elizabeth Forsythe Millar, of 309, Franklin St., Brandon, Man.
Remembered with honour
BROCKVILLE (OAKLAND) CEMETERY
Commemorated in perpetuity by
the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
George married Elizabeth Graham Patterson FORSYTH, daughter of James FORSYTH and Elizabeth PATTERSON. (Elizabeth Graham Patterson FORSYTH was born on Aug 3, 1890 in Belhaven, Dunbar, Haddington, Scotland 3.)