Pte. RV Milnes RA
Pte. Richard Vernon Milnes. Sherwood Foresters. (ON 34-40 )Died of Pneumonia while undergoing training in Scotland 29 February 1944 age 21. Buried .Portree (Stronuirinish) Cemetery. Inverness-shire. L/Corporal NHS OTC. Son of William Vernon and Florence Annie Milnes; husband of Barbara Milnes, of Nottingham. At NHS, Milnes had gained his First XV and 2nd Rowing Colours. 1940 Musketry Prize. Sir Thomas White Entrance Scholar. He passed his Higher Certificate (Classics) in 1940.
Nottingham High School Archive / Nottinghamian 1939