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Charles DUNCAN

Regimental number44
Place of birthRose Vale, Queensland
SchoolConingsby State School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Duncan, Farleigh via Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Enclosure No 4, Plot V, Row F, Grave No 13), nr Ieper, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Farleigh Mill & District Roll of Honor, Mackay, Queensland. Parents: James Duncan and Elizabeth DUNCAN (nee Leadingham), Farleigh, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2134 Corporal James DUNCAN, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917; 2163 Pte William DUNCAN, 47th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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