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Horace Victor DUNCAN

Regimental number522
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolKew State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressPakenham Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Arch Duncan, Pakenham Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Scottish Regiment for 3 years.
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBarleux
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAssevillers New british Cemetery (Plot XII, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Archibald David and Dora DUNCAN, "Hackney", Derby Street, Kew, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin to Pte Gordon Duncan killed in action and Pte Stanley Dawtrey killed in action.

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