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Martin Duncan

In memory of:

Private Martin Duncan

April 30, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

76131

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 15, 1892

Son of John and Ellen Duncan, of 3, Seafield St., Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 80 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 21.

Location:

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, in the village of Dikkebus itself. ( * Dikkebus is the modern spelling of Dickebusch). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the DICKEBUSH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located on the Kerkstraat, which is a small street turning left off the Dikkebusseweg. 200 metres along this street, and just beyond the village church lies the cemetery. This cemetery lies opposite Dickebusch New Military Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Inscription of Martin Duncan's name on the war memorial at Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Memorial– War Memorial at Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 451 of 1062.
  • Grave Marker
  • Dickebushe Cemetery's Entrance
  • Memorial Cross– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medals– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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