James Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 50615
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion, 'C' Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 01.10.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ledeghem Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Stewart Kennedy & Co, Merchants, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Agnes Duncan, 1 Lytton St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Duncan, 1 Lytton St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Duncan

James Duncan   50615   Royal Scots

Former Volunteer Killed

Intimation has been received of the death in action of Private James Duncan, Royal Scots, son of Mr and Mrs Wm Duncan. 1 Lytton Street.  Pte. Duncan, who enlisted when he was 18 years of age, had been at the front for the last ten months, and had been twice wounded.  Prior to enlisting he was in the employment of Stewart, Kennedy, & Co., merchants, Dundee, and was well known in Volunteer circles as a signaller in the Dens Road Company.

Dundee Courier 22nd October 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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