Millen, James

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Millen, James

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James Millen was born in Glasgow on the 26th of March 1896, the eldest of two sons of Jane Craig Millen and James A Millen, an engineer. Millen attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1912 to 1914 as a part-time student in Architecture. During the First World War, he served in the 9th battalion of the Highland Light Infantry. He was killed in action on the 15th of July, 1916 and is buried in the Thiepval Memorial. His younger brother, John C Millen was also killed in action the following year. James Millen is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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