DUNCAN, Ronald

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
9 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2032723
Born: 
Wednesday, December 2, 1914
Birthplace: 
Aberdeen
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Ronald Duncan was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St Nazaire, later presumed killed in action at sea. His next of kin were formally notified of his death on 2 April 1943. He had embarked for the raid on Motor Launch ML 268 and has no known grave. Son of James W. Duncan and Elisabeth R. Duncan, of Aberdeen. 
Service
03.05.1939 enlisted Royal Engineers.
15.05.1940 attached No.6 Independent Company.
14.06.1940 attached No.11 independent Company.
18.11 1940 attached No.2 Special Service Bn.
04.03.1941 attached No.9 Commando.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/41 (1942 and WO417/59 (1943).
RE Service Card.
RE Casualty card.
Report in the Aberdeen Evening Express 09 April 1943.
St Nazaire Society website.
 
Notes
His brother was the Scottish football international Douglas 'Dally' Duncan.
 
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