Frederick Walter BANGAY

BANGAY, Frederick Walter

Service Numbers: 705, W29145
Enlisted: 14 January 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 4th Field Survey Company
Born: Derbyshire, England, 26 December 1885
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Musician
Died: Died of Illness, Claremont, Western Australia, 22 February 1941, aged 55 years
Cemetery: Perth War Cemetery and Annex, Western Australia
Plot O, Row B, Grave 13, Karrakatta General Cemetery, Karrakatta, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Royal Australian Survey Corps Association (WA) Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 705, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
19 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 705, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
19 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 705, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Itonus embarkation_ship_number: A50 public_note: ''
28 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, 705, 10th Light Horse Regiment

World War 2 Service

20 Aug 1940: Enlisted Private, W29145, Claremont, Western Australia
20 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, W29145
22 Feb 1941: Involvement Sapper, W29145, 4th Field Survey Company

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frederick Walter BANGAY was born on 26th December, 1885 in Derbyshire, England

His parents were Frederick BANGAY & Eliza ELLIS who married in Norwich, UK on 9th December, 1882 - his father Frederick was a soldier in an English Regiment - siblings were Albert (Bert), Eva, Ethel & Maud

He enlisted in the South Lancashire Regiment in 1894 (Service Number 5910) and on 9th August, 1899 he was in the Military in Preston, Lancashire

He served in the Australian forces  in both WW1 and WW2  & married Alice (Alison) Jessie ALLEN in Norwich in 1920 & arrived in Australia via Fremantle, WA in July 1920 on the ship Hymettus

After his death his wife Alison remarried to a James TURNER in Western Australia in 1942



Served in WW1 and WW2

Service number 705

Unit 10 Light Horse Regiment

Enlisted - 14 January 1915 at Blackboy Hill WA

19 February 1915 - HMAT A50 Itonus from Fremantle WA

Dsicharged - 28 September 1919

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