David Short Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 29.02.1916
  • Place of enlistment: Blackboy Hill WA
  • Service no: 4476
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Perth
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Mother:

    Jessie Short Duncan

  • Father:

    John Duncan, Glamis by Forfar

  • Siblings:

    Annie Short Taylor and 1 Brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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