William Gardiner Duncan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 22.05.1885
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Parkview, Balgay Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Classics Master, Morgan Academy, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isobel Duncan (nee Stirton)

  • Father:

    David Duncan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jean Souter Duncan (nee Winning), “Parkview” Balgay Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

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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