This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William Gardiner Duncan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
- Unit/Ship: 206th Squadron
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 24.06.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bouchoir New British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: V.C.30.
- Date of Birth: 22.05.1885
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: Parkview, Balgay Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Classics Master, Morgan Academy, Dundee
Isobel Duncan (nee Stirton)
Jean Souter Duncan (nee Winning), “Parkview” Balgay Rd, Dundee
More about William Gardiner Duncan
William Duncan enlisted early in the war and saw much fighting in France. He received a commission and was transferred to the RAF as an observer. He was shot down along with his pilot flying flying aircraft DH9 D1012 within enemy lines.
William enlisted as a private in the 23rd (Service Battalion) 2nd Sportsmans, Royal Fusliers, City of London Regiment before transferring to the R.A.F.
Additional information kindly supplied by Hugh Macrae
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