Duncan McDiarmid Scotland

Biography of Duncan McDiarmid

Ordinary Seaman Duncan McDiarmid was born in Gourock and graduated MA from the University in 1928. He joined the Royal Navy and served aboard the destroyer HMS Vortigern.

McDiarmid was killed with 109 others on 15 March 1942 when his ship was torpedoed by a German E-Boat off Cromer.


Duncan McDiarmid
Born 3 April 1906, Gourock, Scotland.
Died 15 March 1942.
GU Degree: MA, 1928;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: Duncan McDiarmid; Farm manager
War Service: Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy
Grave / Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 14th Dec 2007

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Scotland Scotland
Place of Birth

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University Roles

  • Graduate

WWII Roll of Honour