James Young Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 76150
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
  • Unit/Ship: 17th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 31.07.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 39 & 41

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 22 St Peter Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Wilhelmina C. Duncan, 74 Gray St, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    Magdaline, born 19.03.1913 & Alastair, born 01.02.1915

More about James Young Duncan

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

James Young Duncan   76150   Notts & Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)

DUNCANKilled in action, on 30th July, Private James Duncan, Sherwood Foresters, late R.E., beloved husband of Mina Dalson, 74 Gray Street, Broughty Ferry, aged 25. – Inserted by his wife and family.

Dundee People’s Journal 1st September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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