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Memorable Manitobans: Charles McMillan (1865-?)

Soldier.

Born at Toronto, Ontario on 14 February 1865, son of Robert and Annie McMillan, he was educated at Toronto. In 1882, he began working as a clerk in Toronto and came to Manitoba later that year, moving to Calgary, Alberta in 1889 and British Columbia in 1907. During the 1885 North West Rebellion, he served as a Corporal and received a medal for service at Fish Creek and Batouche. He was later a Major in command of “A” Squadron, 15th Light Horse at Calgary. In 1889, he married May Agnes McGuire at Winnipeg and they had one daughter. He was a member of the Ranchmen’s Club at Calgary. His recreations included lacrosse. Address: 429 Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 July 2015

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