Ernest Arthur DUNCAN


DUNCAN, Ernest Arthur

Service Number: 2473
Enlisted: 28 June 1915, Enlisted at Seymour, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Echuca, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Case Maker
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the right calf, On board HS Glenart Castle on Alexandria Docks, Egypt, 30 October 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row C, Grave 30 Chaplain R.S. Sibley officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2473, Enlisted at Seymour, Victoria
16 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2473, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2473, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
25 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2473, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the right calf at Shrapnel Gully

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Duncan and Isabella Duncan nee McGrath of 70 Weigall Street, South Yarra, Victoria later of Station Street, Footscray, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal