DUNCAN, John George
(Service number 6/3305)

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Date 18 October 1894 Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Willowbridge
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs G. DUNCAN, Willowbridge, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Company manager


Date 2 October 1977 Age 82 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Hillcrest Cemetery, Whakatane (ashes)
Memorial Reference Berm, Plot 191
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John George Duncan was the son of George and Sophia Shivas (née Bennet) Duncan. He married Blanch Florence Joyce on 31 March 1920 at Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 May 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 May 2019]; Whakatane burial records

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