This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dumfries
- Service no: 42672
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Kirkmahoe, Dumfries
- Address: 436 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
James & Mary Jane, 436 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
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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