Frank ANGUS MM

Badge Number: 70966, Sub Branch: MORGAN
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ANGUS, Frank

Service Number: 1031
Enlisted: 28 February 1916, Keswick, West Torrens, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Beaumont, SA, 19 May 1884
Home Town: Mindarie, Karoonda East Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Waikerie, SA, 19 August 1967, aged 83 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Cremation only
Memorials: Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board, Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Karoonda Mindarie Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

28 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, West Torrens, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
4 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1031, 43rd Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"
Date unknown: Wounded SN 1031, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Son of John ANGUS and Elizabeth nee WADE

F. N. Angus, probably 1031 Private (Pte) Frank Angus, 43rd Battalion who was a 31 year old farmer from Mindarie, South Australia when he enlisted on 28 February 1916. He embarked for overseas with A Company from Adelaide on 9 June 1916 aboard HMAT Afric and was wounded in action in France on 31 July 1917. After recovering from his wounds in England, he returned to France where he was awarded a Military Medal for his courage and resourcefulness in dealing with a difficult situation at Hamel on 4 July 1918. Pte Angus was again wounded in action on 29 September 1918, evacuated to England and then returned to Australia, arriving on 18 February 1919.

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