John Smith Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30385
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France and Flanders
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 27.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vis-en-Artois Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 9 and 10

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 49 Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jemima Duncan 71 Oxford St, Sydney, Australia

  • Father:

    Andrew Duncan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Smith Duncan

SNWM has 6th Bn, CWGC has 7th Bn, while SDGW has two entries, one for each battalion. His name appears on the City of Dundee WWI Roll of Honour (ID No.1494).

John Smith Duncan   30385   Highland Light Infantry

DUNCANKilled in action, on the 27th of August, 1918, Private John Smith Duncan, H.L.I., eldest son of the late Andrew Duncan and of Mrs Duncan, 49 Victoria Street, Dundee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 1st October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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