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362346   Gunner Andrew Duncan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 393th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (British Army)
Died: 05/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Andrew was a son of Andrew and Margaret Duncan of Drumquin, County Tyrone. He was born in Pomeroy and enlisted into the Royal Garrison Artillery, 393rd Siege Battery. He was working and living in Liverpool where he enlisted, joining the Lancashire and Cheshire Regiment. Andrew was killed in action on 5th December 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bedford House Cemetery
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Grave 2-D-18
CWGC Casualty 484095
Bedford House Cemetery is located 2.5 Km south of Ieper town centre. The cemetery lies on the Rijselseweg (N336), the road connecting Ieper to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km after this crossroads on the left hand side of the Rijselseweg.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 233
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Duncan family 1901 census lists Andrew as age 4, son of a merchant, at house 3 in Drumquin Town
2 1911 Census lists Duncan family 1911 census lists Andrew as age 13, son of a farmer and shopkeeper, at house 1 in Drumquin Town
3 Ulster Towns Directory for 1910 The Drumquin Section lists Andrew's father is listed as a grocer and publican