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2324118   Signalman Richard David Millar
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 12th Indian Infantry Brigade, Royal Corps of Signals (British Army)
Died: 05/01/1945 (Prisoner of War)
Age: 27
Signalman David Millar was the son of Robert and Margaret Millar, Stewartstown, County Tyrone. David had been in service for a number of years prior to the war. He was posted to India in June 1939 and then to Malaya in January 1940 with the Royal Corps of Signals. David became a prisoner of war in 1942 in Singapore. Richard David Millar was executed along with other prisoners on 5th January 1945, aged 27.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
  Kranji, Johor Bahru
Grave Ref: Column 44
CWGC Casualty 2138197
The Memorial stands in Kranji War Cemetery. Kranji War Cemetery is 22 kilometres north of the city of Singapore, on the north side of Singapore Island overlooking the Straits of Johore. It is located just to the West of the Singapore-Johore road (Bukit Timah Expressway) on Woodlands Road, just to the south of the crossroads with Turf Club Avenue and Kranji road. There is a short approach road from the main road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWII Stewartstown
2 First Stewartstown Presbyterian Roll Of Honour WWII Stewartstown
References and Links
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1 Photo of Richard David Millar
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019