Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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27/01/2018 Andrew Duncan is commemorated on Castlederg War Memorial.
18/07/2017 Lance Bombardier A Duncan is buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium.
18/07/2017 Andrew Duncan was born on 18th June 1897. Military documents record that he was born in Pomeroy. However, according to GRONI, all seven children were born in the Drumquin / Castlederg area (GRONI Ref: U/1898/207/1010/7/52).
18/07/2017 Family: Andrew Duncan, Margaret Duncan, Margaret J Duncan (born 7th December 1886), Joseph Fred Duncan (born 7th August 1890), Charles Edmond Duncan (born 10th December 1892), Martha Luie Duncan (born 8th October 1895), Andrew Duncan (born 18th June 1897), Samuel Percy Duncan (born 3rd September 1899), William Alexander Duncan (born 17th October 1900).
18/07/2017 The 1901 census lists Andrew as age 4, living with the family at house 3 in Drumquin Town. His father was a merchant.
18/07/2017 The Ulster Towns Directory for 1910 lists Andrew's father as a grocer and publican.
18/07/2017 The 1911 census lists Andrew as age 13, living with the family at house 1 in Drumquin Town. Andrew was still at school. His father was a farmer and shopkeeper.
18/07/2017 Andrew Duncan was a son of Andrew and Margaret Duncan. Andrew Duncan married Margaret Robb on 15th December 1885 in the district of Omagh.
18/07/2017 Lance Bombardier Andrew Duncan was serving with the 393rd Siege Battery in the Royal Garrison Artillery when he was killed in action at Ypres on Wednesday 5th December 1917.
18/07/2017 The CWGC record Lance Bombardier A Duncan as the son of Andrew and Margaret Duncan; of Drumquin, County Tyrone.
18/07/2017 Two months before his death he replied to a letter from his mother:- ‘My Dear Mother, You were asking about sugar. We can't get it here but it doesn't matter. I can do without it.
18/07/2017 Andrew was working and living in Liverpool where he enlisted, joining the Lancashire and Cheshire Regiment.
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