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Percy Charles DUNCAN

Regimental number3675
Place of birthPeterhead, South Australia
AddressNew Queenstown, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Jane Duncan, Old Pert Road, New Queenstown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Discharge date20 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 September 1916.

Admitted to Devonport Military Hospital, 30 September 1916; transferred to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 November 1916 (sick, slight); discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 12 May 1917; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: chronic rheumatism and neurasthenia), 20 August 1917.

Total war service: 1 year 170 days (of which 274 days were abroad).

Medal: British War Medal.
Date of death5 April 1963
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNCAN Percy Charles

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