This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
- Service no: 316516
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Montrose
- Address: 220 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Chauffeur
Christina Duncan, 220 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
More about William Duncan
William Duncan 316516 Scottish Horse
DUNDEE LANCE-CORPORAL DIES OF FEVER.
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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