55413 CPL T.V.DUNCAN 19/CAN.INF (on star)
LIEUT T.V.DUNCAN (on pair)
Thomas Victor Duncan, born Forest Gate, London 1887
Enlisted Toronto 11/11/14
To France with 19th CAN.INF (1st Central Ontario Regt) 14/9/15
This unit took part in the Battles of Flers-Courcelette, Thiepval, Le Transloy & the Ancre Heights on the Somme, 1916
Commissioned Temp.Lieutenant 14/12/16
Disabled back to Blighty 17/5/17 suffering from pharyngitis & neurasthenia (shell-shock).
With a quantity of personal ephemera:-
> Small book of biblical quotes 'Our Daily Food' inscribed 'Lieut Thos.V.Duncan from Dad. 19th Batt Canadians'
> Original 19th CEF Cap Badge (brooched; lacks pin)
> 4 x Full sized '19th' brass buttons
> 7 x Smaller '19th' brass buttons
With supporting documentation.
His CEF Officer Service Papers (over 100 pages) are available online - Click Here