Orders, Decorations and Medals (16 & 17 September 2010)

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Date of Auction: 16th & 17th September 2010

Sold for £2,200

Estimate: £650 - £750

A Great War M.C. group of three awarded to Major James Goldie McMillan, No. 1 Tunnelling Company, Canadian Engineers

Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed; British War and Victory Medals (Major) mounted court style for wear, good very fine (3) £650-750


M.C. London Gazette 13 February 1917.

James Goldie McMillan was born in Dutton, Elgin County, Ontario on 16 February 1874. A Mining Inspector by occupation, working for the Bureau for Mines, Toronto, he enlisted at Pembroke on 1 November 1915. As a Lieutenant with No. 1 Tunnelling Company, C.E., he arrived in France on 16 February 1916. For his services with the Tunnelling Company in France he was awarded the Military Cross. Returning to Canada after the war, Major McMillan was demobilised in December 1919. With copied service papers.