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William DUNCAN

Regimental number2163
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Duncan, Farleigh, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Farleigh Mill & District Roll of Honor, Mackay, Queensland.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 44 Pte Charles DUNCAN, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 23 September 1917; 2134 Corporal James DUNCAN, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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