John Hartley (Jack) ANGUS

ANGUS, John Hartley

Service Number: 2758
Enlisted: 10 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
Born: Norwood, South Australia, Australia, 20 July 1886
Home Town: Edwardstown, Marion, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Chronic enteritis whilst a Prisoner of War, Nidge, Turkey, 18 November 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery
XXI U 7 Buried by the Turks without any formality in the cemetery and no one was allowed to attend the funeral.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Edwardstown District WW1 Roll of Honor, Marion District Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2758, 10th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 2758, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
2 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, 2758, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Adelaide
31 Jan 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
19 Apr 1917: Imprisoned Battles of Gaza , Second Gaza. Died of illness (enteric fever) at Nidge Hospital, Turkey on 18 November 1917. Was originally buried at Nidge Cemetery then re-interred post war.
18 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, 2758, 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, Third Ypres

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Son of John ANGUS and Sarah Margaret nee BOX

Taken Prisoner of War 19 April 1917 at Gaza (Palestine)

Died of Malaria & Dysentry