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Full Name: Arthur Duncan
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Arthur
Surname: Duncan
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 7937
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Bushman
Next of Kin: Mr William Duncan (father), Heriot Cottage, Broughton Ferry, Scotland, United Kingdom
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Nelson Creek, New Zealand
Military District: Greymouth
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 52
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 22 May 1941
Age at Death: 37
Year of Death: 1941
Memorial Name: Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference: Face 13
Biographical Notes: Son of William and Jessie Adam Duncan, of Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
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