William Duff

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dumfries
  • Service no: 42672
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 22nd Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 01.01.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XX.N.4A.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kirkmahoe, Dumfries
  • Address: 436 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Duff

  • Siblings:

    James & Mary Jane, 436 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Duff

William Duff   42672   Machine Gun Corps

DUFF―In hospital, on January 1st, of wounds received on December 4th, Private William Duff, Machine Gun Section, aged 19 years, youngest son brother of James Duff, chemist, 31 Strathmartine Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th January 1917

DUFF―Sacred to the memory of our brother, Private William Duff, Machine Gun Corps, who died in France of wounds, on 1st January 1917. – Inserted by Mr and Mrs Duff and Nurse Duff, Afton Bank, Downfield, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 4th January 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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