Name :-   McKerchar, Duncan Bruce

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   24

Rank :-   Rifleman

Number :-  2755925

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  1st. Bn., The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) part of the Chindits Force

Date of death :-   30th May 1944

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Rangoon Memorial, Burma

Area of cemetery / memorial :-  Face 10   

Family information :-   Son of Donald Bruce and Mary Ann McDonald McKerchar; brother of Mrs. G. Barrie, 24, Leslie Street, Blairgowrie; nephew of Mr. & Mrs. D. Wilson, The Cross, Rattray.  

Extra information :-

His parents had died when he was eight, and he came from Montrose, Angus, to stay with his aunt and uncle at Drumend, Rattray.  

After he left school he worked for Messrs Thomas Thomson Ltd., Keithbank Mill, Rattray.  

He had wanted to join the Navy, but was turned down due to a slight eye defect.    He went on to join the K.O.S.B's, and was later transferred to the Cameronians.