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George DUNCAN

Regimental number1337
Place of birthGolden Square, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationSlaughterman
Address98 Bakewell Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs I Duncan, 98 Bakewell Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in Scottish Rifles Regiment, Melbourne; 2 years as Driver in Victorian Artillery.
Enlistment date18 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1312
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged as being illegally absent from 8 May 1916.

Medals: forfeited eligibility for war medals.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNCAN George

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