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James Andrew DUNCAN

Regimental number4761
Place of birthPreston Pans Scotland
SchoolCroydon Park Public School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia1
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Duncan, 62 Carshalton Street Croydon, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death28
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 8), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Elizabeth DUNCAN. Native of Glasgow. Served as Le Briton, James Andrew Duncan
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law Raymond Wenzel Harold killed in action, Peronne, France 12th October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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