William Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
  • Service no: 316516
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 31/08/1917
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Struma Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III. C. 9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: 220 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Chauffeur
  • Mother:

    Christina Duncan, 220 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Duncan

  • Siblings:

    4 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Duncan

William Duncan   316516   Scottish Horse


Intimation has been received by Mrs Duncan, 220 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, that her son, Lance-Corporal Wm. Duncan, Scottish Horse, has died of fever at Salonika on 1st September.

Deceased was 24 Years of age, and enlisted at the outbreak of war.  Prior to enlistment he was employed as a chauffeur with Mr Ogilvy, Delvine House, Murthly.

Four of his brothers are with the colours.

Dundee Courier 3rd October 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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