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Duncan Daw McLEOD

Regimental number945
Place of birthNairn Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
Addressc/o J Fraser, Swan Street, North Hawthorn, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, James McLeod, Balculcarch Cordan, Nairn, Scotland
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 12), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet MACLEOD (as spelt), Balculcaich, Cawdor, Nairn, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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