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John Collingwood ANGUS

Regimental number591
Place of birthNorth Shields, Northumber, England
SchoolWestern Board
Other trainingCabin Boy on Steamer
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Address65 Hawden Road, North Shields, Northumberland, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Angus, 65 Hawden Road, North Shields, Northumberland, England
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded on 6 June 1916 when a company stormed the enemy trenches at midnight; which consisted of all volunteers. (Mother)
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 60A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane ANGUS, 65 Howdon Road, North Shields, England
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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