This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Short Duncan
- Date of enlistment: 29.02.1916
- Place of enlistment: Blackboy Hill WA
- Service no: 4476
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 28th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: Between 04.08.1916 & 06.08.1916.
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Perth
- Occupation: Labourer
Jessie Short Duncan
John Duncan, Glamis by Forfar
Annie Short Taylor and 1 Brother (name unknown)
More about David Short Duncan
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. He served as MOIR, James. David was the brother of Sapper Peter Short Duncan, 4316, 3rd Tunnelling Company, Australian Engineers.
David deserted from the army and then re-enlisted as James Moir. For more information on David, visit David’s Service Record.
Information supplied by Gary Thomson
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