A single Canadian Battle of Amiens 1918 Military Medal awarded to Corporal later Sergeant A. Duncan, 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps, who saw service out on the Western Front from July 1915, and was serving with No.3 Sect...

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A single Canadian Battle of Amiens 1918 Military Medal awarded to Corporal later Sergeant A. Duncan, 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps, who saw service out on the Western Front from July 1915, and was serving with No.3 Section when he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 11th February 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of Amiens which lasted from 8th August and 3rd September 1918.

Military Medal, Geo V; (33048 CPL A. DUNCAN. CAN: A.M.C.)

Archie Duncan was born on 17th July 1893 in the Port of Glasgow, Scotland, and having seen 6 months service with the Royal Scots Fusiliers, and then emigrated to Canada where he settled, then attested for service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force at Valcartier on 23rd September 1914, joining as a Private (No.33048) the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Embarking for England on 4th October 1914, he was taken on the strength of the 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance, and saw service out on the Western Front in July 1915, and was then attached to the 1st Canadian Field Ambulance from 18th April 1917. Appointed to Lance Corporal on 30th April 1917, and then promoted to Corporal on 16th August 1917, he was back with No.3 Section of the 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance when he performed the action which led to his award of the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 11th February 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of Amiens which lasted from 8th August and 3rd September 1918. Promoted to Sergeant on 2nd October 1918, Duncan was returned to Canada on 3rd June 1919 and discharged on 9th June 1919.