Roll of Honour Private Royston George Duncan

Service number 3033A
Rank Private
Unit 48th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Collection ID RCDIG1068864
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 12 August 1916 , aged 22
Place of Death France
Cause of Fate Killed in action
Place of Association Nerang, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

Roll of Honour name projection

Private Royston George Duncan's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 13 July, 2017 7:55 pm
  • Sun 27 August, 2017 10:06 pm
  • Thu 19 October, 2017 4:23 am
  • Fri 22 December, 2017 12:52 am
  • Fri 23 February, 2018 10:22 pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Private Royston George Duncan name is located at 145 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).