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: Dundee
- Service no: 9638
- Rank: Guardsman
- Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 15.09.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, France
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 7 D.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 23 Willison St, Dundee
- Occupation: John Durham & Son, Printers, Overgate, Dundee
More about John Duncan
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
DUNDEE GUARDSMAN KILLED.
Pte. John Duncan, Scots Guards, whose photograph is reproduced, was killed in action on 15th Sept. Private Duncan enlisted on the outbreak of war, and had been at the front for about eighteen months. He was wounded about twelve months ago. Deceased who was 23 years of age, was, prior to enlistment, employed by John Durham & Son, printer, Overgate, Dundee. His sister resides at 22 Willison Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 29th September 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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