James Francis DUNCAN


DUNCAN, James Francis

Service Number: 1325
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880
Home Town: Manly, Manly Vale, New South Wales
Schooling: Christian Brother Catholic School, Melbourne, Victoria
Occupation: Tailor
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1325, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1325, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1325, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph Duncan and Elizabeth Duncan nee Dowdle of Melbourne

Husband of Linda May Duncan nee Dyball of 'Cooma', Panorama Parade, Seaforth, Manly, NSW. James and Linda were married in 1907c. Father of Dorothy Duncan

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

Also served in the Boer War

Known to have played in a band