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Duncan, James M. - 1st Lieutenant
DUNCAN, JAMES M. .... 1st Lieutenant
Son of John Mason and Glenn Phillips Duncan; born
January 28, 1893, Cloverland, Clay County, Ind. Served with
the 1st Illinois Cavalry on the Mexican Border in 1916. Entered
First Officers Training Camp, Ft. Sheridan, Ill., in May, 1917.
Received Lieutenant's Commission and went overseas in Sep-
tember, 1917; assigned to Company B, 9th Infantry. Killed
in action July 18, 1918, Soissons. The only commissioned
officer from Clay County killed in action on foreign battlefields.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921