|Place of birth||Egremont, Cumberland, England|
|Address||5 Ruby Street, North Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Maude Evelyn Angwin, 183 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Senior Cadets (2 years); 11th Australian Infantry Regiment (4 years)|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (Altered to Military Cross)
'Displayed great coolness and powers of leadership under fire.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||33|
|Place of burial||Fremantle Cemetery (Portion Methodist, Plot ?,Grave No. 65), Western Australia|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Eliza ANGWIN; husband of Maud ANGWIN. Native of Egremont, Whitehaven, West Cumberland, England|
'For conspicuous gallantry in action. When the other officers of his company had become casualties prior to the attack he reorganized the platoon commands and started off the attacking waves in good order. Later he displayed great coolness under heavy machine gun fire going up and down the line cheering his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, no date stated: disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.
Taken on strength of 28th Bn, France, 23 April 1916.
Absorbed into strength of 28th Bn, 6 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 5 August 1916; admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, 5 August 1916 (shell shock from being buried; gassed); transferred to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1916; to No 16 Ambulance Train, 6 August 1916; to No 1 Red Cross Hospital, Le Troquet, 6 August 1916; to England, 14 August 1916; to No 4 London General Hospital, Denmark Hill, 14 August 1916 (neurasthenia); promoted Lieutenant, 21 August 1916; awarded Military Cross, 2 September 1916; to Cobham Hall, 6 November 1916; discharged, 26 January 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 January 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; disembarked Fremantle, 12 April 1917; appointment terminated Perth (discharged medically unfit), 14 June 1917.
Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal.Death attributed to war service.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ANGWIN Benjamin|