Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy' DUNCAN (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Private
Forenames ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy'
Surname DUNCAN (photo added)
Initials A
Place of Birth BUCKIE, BANFFSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Sunday, 18 October 1925
Date of Death Sunday, 16 July 1944
Age 18
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From BUCKIE, BANFFSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14327043
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Gordon Highlanders
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (15th Scottish Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VII. A. 13.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details ELDEST SON OF MRS CATHERINE DUNCAN AND THE LATE JOHN DUNCAN OF 38 ST PERERS ROAD, BUCKPOOL, BUCKIE, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND. BROTHER OF MARGARET, HELEN AND JOHN

Additional Information

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission records detail Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE DUNCAN as being 19 years old and known as Private ALEXANDER DUNCAN.

 

He was an apprentice mason with Wm. Douglas and Sons, Builders, in Buckie before joining the army.

 

 

 

Local Buckie newspaper obituary, undated.

 

 

 

References
1. Additional photographs and informaiton, unless otherwise credited, have been kindly provided by Frank Langnes, nephew of Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy' DUNCAN.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Frank Langnes, nephew of Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy' DUNCAN.
Individual photograph: Frank Langnes, nephew of Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy' DUNCAN.
Additional photographs provided by: Frank Langnes, nephew of Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy' DUNCAN and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Frank Langnes, nephew of Private ALEXANDER McKENZIE 'Sandy' DUNCAN.

 

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What other people have said

Bristol. UK

Patricia Gardener

You took up arms to fight for freedom My family and will never forget what you did for us We visit you every time we visit Normandy Thank you. from Lawrence ' s quine Patsy and family. You are our hero xxx

On Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Bath England

Sarah José

So many taken so young. Always R.I.P. our saviour's, our hero's

On Thursday, July 10, 2014
Norwich

Ian de Ath

my grandfather came back....thank you for your sacrifice

On Thursday, July 10, 2014