William Munro Duncan Born 20 July 1893 - Died 15 July 1918 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number3/667 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Lieutenant AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known cop … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Munro AWMM SurnameDuncan AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number3/667 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth20 July 1893 AWMM Place of birthPetone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesPetone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Shorthand Typist AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentPre 19 May 1915 160 Hutt Road, Petone, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationG. Duncan (father), 160 Hutt Road, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 13 Jun 1915 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number3/667 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 19 May 1915 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 21 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 13 Jun 1915-24 July 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 24 AWMMVessel was Maunganui AWMMSergeant AWMM; No. 2 New Zealand Stationary Hospital AWMM; 5th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMMDied of disease AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Lieutenant AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of George and Alexanderina Duncan, of Glen Urquhart, Inverness, Scotland.William Duncan was promoted to Warrant Officer, Class 1 on 15 September 1915, after arrival in Egypt. He spent the next nine months working at the New Zealand Auxiliary Hospital at Moascar and the NZGH at Cairo. (Church, p. 76)In June 1916 he was posted to England and left Alexandria on board the Dover Castle bound for Southampton. By June he was staff at No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst. (Church, p. 77)"On 29 may William Duncan left for France for duties in the Field at Messines. He received a second accolade on 7 August when he was brought to the notice of the Secretary of State for war 'for valuable services rendered in connection with the War.'"(Church, p. 77)William Duncan contracted influenza, which developed into tubercular meningitis, and was transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital at Netley where he he died.The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a war memoir by Raymond Danvers Baker that contains a possible mention of William Duncan. [Ref. MS 2010/20] AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death15 July 1918 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Place of deathBrockenhurst, Hampshire, England AWMM Death notesNo.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England AWMM Cemetery nameBrockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Grave referenceA. 4. 18. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Munro Duncan by laying a poppy. William Gordon Duncan William McLagan Duncan William Munro Duncan Charles Marshall Lodge Dunckley Harold Dunckley Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Munro Duncan Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20999273Further ReferenceWebsite: No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhursthttp://southernlife.org.uk/nzindex.htmFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C4258Further Reference DocumentsChurch, C. (2002). New Zealand graves at Brockenhurst : 93 New Zealand soldiers remembered from World War One. Hampshire, England: Author. AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMp. 203 AWMMAuckland Weekly News AWMMPhotograph, 29 August 1918, p. 42. AWMMBaker, Raymond Danvers. Memoir and papers relating to war service, 1912 - 1968. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-20. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.