William Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 3/3011
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Norwich Hospital, England
  • Age at Death: 41
  • Date of Death: 29.06.1915
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: MM.3.1845.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire
  • Address: 34 Catherine Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dundee Corporation, Cleansing Department
  • Mother:

    Margaret Duncan

  • Father:

    Henry Duncan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Ann Duncan, 1 Hillhead Tce, Aberdeen

  • Children:

    William, born 23.11.1903, Henry, born 04.07.1905 & Christine, born 08.09.1911

More about William Duncan

William died of wounds.

William Duncan   3/3011   Black Watch

MILITARY FUNERAL IN DUNDEE. ― Private William Duncan, of the 1st Black Watch, who died of wounds on 29th ult. in Norwich Hospital, was buried with military honours on Saturday afternoon.  Deceased, who was 41 years of age, and a native of Johnshaven, was formerly employed in the cleansing department of Dundee Corporation.

The coffin was conveyed from his house, 34 Catherine Street, Dundee, to the Eastern Cemetery.  Members of the 6th Black Watch formed the firing party and guard of honour, and the pipe band of the same regiment was also present.

Dundee Courier 5th July 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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