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Regimental number345
Place of birthRothesay, Bute, Scotland
SchoolRothesay Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia19
Addressc/o Phillips, Burrows Street, Young, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Duncan, 24 Bishop Street, Rothesay, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingEcoust, Bullecourt Battle, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 20), Ecoust-St.Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ninian and Elizabeth DUNCAN, 24 Bishop Street, Rothesay, Bute, Scotland
Other details

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

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