12th Indian Infantry Brigade, Royal Corps of Signals (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
05/01/1945 (Prisoner of War)
David Millar was the third son of Robert and Margaret J Millar. He was born on 28th February 1917. He was one of at least three children, all born in the Stewartstown area. David joined up as a boy soldier at about 15 years old. He was posted to India in June 1939 and then to Malaya in January 1940 with the Royal Corps of Signals. He was captured by the Japanese and was shot by the Japanese while a POW on 5th January 1945. He was 27 years old.
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.