Thomas Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2477
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 20.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 307a Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ellen Duncan, 307a Hilltown, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Duncan, 307a Hilltown, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
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More about Thomas Duncan

Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

2477 Pte. Thomas Duncan, 1st Black Watch, was killed in action on 20 May 1915. He was the son of David and Ellen Duncan, Hilltown, Dundee. He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panels 24-26.

DUNDEE BLACK WATCH MAN KILLED. Private Thomas Duncan, 1st Black Watch, Hilltown, Dundee, was killed on 20th May. He was lying asleep in a trench when a flying shell struck him and killed him instantaneously. Private Duncan was 20 years of age, and was two and a half years with the Black Watch. The Evening Telegraph and Post, Wednesday, 2 June 1915, 4.

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