Laid to rest a the Field of Honour.
Born: 1897, Woodside of Culloden, Inverness, Scotland.
Died: 18th June 1917; age: 20; died of Cerebro Spinal Fever, at the Borough Fever Hospital, Ipswich.
Present at the death: Florence Monkhouse, Matron of the Borough Fever Hospital, Ipswich.
Residence: Woodside of Culloden, Inverness, Scotland.
Enlistment Location: Inverness, Scotland.
Rank; Gunner; Service Number: 132379.
Formerly 6184, No. 2. Co., N.S., Royal Garrison Artillery
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Relatives Notifies & Address: Son of Annie MacMillan, of Daviot Mains Farm, Daviot, Inverness, and the late Donald MacMillan.
Soldiers’ Effects to Donald MacMillan – father.
1917 Chronicle newspaper:
MILITARY FUNERAL AT IPSWICH
The funeral took place in the Field of Honour at the Ipswich Cemetery, on Friday of Gunner J. MacMillan, whose death took place at the Ipswich Isolation Hospital. The coffin, covered with the Union Jack was borne to the Cemetery on a gun-carriage drawn by six black horses, these with the firing party and two trumpeters, being provided by the R.F.A. On arrival at the Cemetery the cortege was met by the Rev. E. J. Gilchrist, who conducted the committal service. After the customary volley’s had been fired over the grave the trumpeters sounded the “Last Post.”