Angus Campbell AITCHISON

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AITCHISON, Angus Campbell

Service Number: 399
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong West, Victoria, Australia, 1885
Home Town: Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Camperdown State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Baker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 399, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 399, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 399, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

His older brother, 4132 Pte John Edward Gyler Aitchison 8th Battalion AIF was killed in action, 28 June 1916, at the age of 33.

Angus was husband of Clara Anne Aitchison of 11 Haines St Glenferrie Victoria. He had a daughter, Anne Grace, who was about 7 years old when her father died.