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William Bruce DUNCAN

Regimental number4275
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
SchoolDalkeith High School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address16 West Saville, Newington Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Duncan, 16 West Saville, Newington Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceGained many 1st Class certificates at Signalling.
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Cyclists' Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death22
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Unable to read.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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