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William DUNCAN

Regimental number1132
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
SchoolPerth Public School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
Address403 Williams Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Duncan, 403 Williams Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1918
Place of death or woundingHeilly, France
Age at death20.1
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Merenia Frances DUNCAN, of Nedlands, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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