1885 - 1916
CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916
Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916
Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Pte 57541 Duncan John Irvine
- Age: 28
- From: Kincardine, Perth
- Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Btn
- K.I.A Thursday 2nd August 1917
- Commemorated at: Menin Gate Memorial
Panel Ref: Panel 4 & 6
Duncan John Irvine was born in Perth General Prison where his father was a warder on the 27th December 1888. He was the son of Duncan and Euphemia Irvine of “Rosebank” Abbey Rd, Scone. He was educated at Craigie Public School and was employed as a paper ruler with Messrs: A.B. Duncan of Dundee.
He enlisted in May 1916 at Dundee and was formerly 907, Army Cyclist Corps and serving in the 20th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 57541 when he was killed in action on the 2nd August, 1917 aged 28 during the Third Battle of Ypres.
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.
He is also commemorated on the Dundee Roll of Honour.
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Killed On This Day.(102 Years this day)
Saturday 10th August 1918.
Lance Corporal 30546 Charles Harold Fairclough
33 years old