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James Malcolm Duncan

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 203 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 203 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Malcolm AWMM
  • Surname
    Duncan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 3835 AWMM
    • 7/804 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o K.D. Meyer, Waituna, Waimate, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Captain Frederick John Duncan (brother), Pilot, Dunedin Harbour Board, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Malcolm and Mary Duncan, of Rangiora, Christchurch

    Father was named Malcolm Duncan. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 45 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM

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  • James Malcolm Duncan was born Rangiora, Canterbury on 28 Oct 1869 to Irish immigrants Malcolm (Skipper) Duncan and his wife Mary Jane nee Deigan. He grew up on the family farm and farming was his occupation when on 18 Jan 1901 at the age of 31, he enlisted to serve in the Boer War. He served until May 1902 and then returned to farming. On 7 Dec 1914 he enlisted again stating his birth year was 1874 to appear only 40 instead of 45. On enlistment it was noted he was 5ft 61/2, 157 lbs, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark & grey hair, Roman Catholic. Training took place in Trentham in January of 1915 and he left NZ on 14 Feb 1915 bound for Egypt. He went missing, believed dead at Gallipoli in August of that year and his name is listed on the Hill 60 Memorial. A brave Uncle who served in two wars and will never be forgotten. Sources: Duncan Family records and The NZ National Archives.
    Public - Victor Ronald - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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16 May 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2015Victor RonaldAucklandOther Relative

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