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Wallace Bruce DUNCAN

Regimental number171A
Place of birthWycheproof, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressNewport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Duncan, Collingwood Road, Newport, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Fraser Duncan and Mary Ellen DUNCAN, 267 Douglas Parade, Newport, Victoria. Native of Wycheproof
Family/military connectionsCousins: 175 Pte Leslie William KING MM, 13th Field Ambulance, died of wounds, 8 May 1918; 5094 Corporal Valdemar PETERSEN MM, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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