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|Place of Birth:||Glasgow (Scotland)|
|Next of Kin:||Robert Duff - Father ; Bourke Street, Warwick, Qld.|
|Biographical notes:||Duff was born to Robert and Catherine L. Duff. His mother wrote the letter of consent allowing him to enlist. His sister, Mrs Martha Marlton of 75 Kissing Point Road, Townsville, applied for his ANZAC Medal in July 1967.|
|Date of Enlistment:||16-Jan-1915|
|Age at Enlistment:||19 years 9 months|
|Place of Enlistment:||Warwick (Qld.)|
|Unit:||9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Date of Death:||1917-11-06|
|Place of Death:||Passchendaele, Ypres (Belgium)|
|Memorials:||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Belgium)|
Darwin RSL Roll of Honour
|Service History:||Duff spent one-and-a-half years with the 11th Infantry. He embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 'Kyarra' on 16 April. He was temporary corporal and then acting sergeant in 1915. He embarked for Gallipoli on 22 July 1915 on the 'Kingstonian' and was admitted to hospital suffering from shell shock on 21 September 1915. Duff served in the Citizen Military Forces. He was killed 5 November 1917.|
|Related link:||Roll of Honour|
Unit War diary
From Anzac to the Hindenburg Line : the history of the 9th Battalion, A.I.F. by Norman K. Harvey. Uckfield, East Essex, U.K. : The Naval & Military Press in association with Imperial War Museum, 2009.
Campaigning with the fighting 9th (in and out of the line with the 9BN A.I.F.) 1914-1919 by C.M. Wrench. Brisbane : Boolarong Publications for 9th Battalions Association, 1985.
NT Place Names Register : Duff Road
Commonwealth War Graves - Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial - Robert Duff
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Fallen ANZACs|
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