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Edward Stanley Duncan

Name on Board ES Duncan
Name on Service
Edward Stanley  Duncan
Enlistment Age 18
Occupation Carpenter
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Edward and Eliza Jane Duncan
Address 18 Palm Ave, Caulfield, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 14/12/1915
Service No. 4096
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 7/03/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Wiltshire A18
Unit on Embarkation 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 13/11/1916
Unit on Death 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Near Longueval, France (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information Edward Stanley Duncan attended North Williamstown State School and the Newport Methodist Sunday School.    The family lived in Melbourne Road, Newport prior to moving to Caulfield. Pte Duncan was buried in the vicinity of Flers, France. However, after the war his grave could not be located and he is commemorated on the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, France with others who have no known grave.
Additional References Footscray Chronicle, 16 December 1916, p3 Australian War Memorial Photo DA13941
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