DUNCAN, Frederick Henry Read
(Service number 6/448)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 8 March 1893 Place of Birth Invercargill

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Theodocia Street, Timaru
Occupation Letter Carrier (for Post Office, Timaru)
Previous Military Experience P&T Corps, Timaru
Marital Status
Next of Kin Willima Macfarlane Duncan{?], Theodosia Street, Timaru & Mrs Agnes Duncan (wife), Clifton Street, Invercargill
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian 1914-1916; Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916; Balkans (Gallipoli) 1915
Service Medals 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal; Victory Medal
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 19 January 1917 Reason No longer physically fit on account of illness cntracted while on active service

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 5 June 1956 Age
Place of Death New Plymouth
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


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Tony Rippin, South Canterbury Museum

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