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Trooper Albert Angus

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Albert Lovelock ANGUS

Ancestor's date of birth: 23/05/1882

Ancestor's date of death: 05/04/1953

Cause of Death: Cerebral haemorrhage.

Service Number: 9784

Colony or State of enlistment: Not Applicable, Place of Enlistment: Cape Town, SA

Unit: Kitchener's Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: TPR, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: Not Applicable

Contingent: Not Applicable

Ship: Australasian, Date of Sailing: 18/07/1900

Ship (Return to Australia): SS Orient, Date of Sailing: 16/06/1901

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps

Personal Characteristics:

Height : 1.75 m (5' 9")
Complexion: Fair
Eyes : Grey
Hair : Fair
Trade : Farmer
Character : Good

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war:

Enlisted on August 24, 1900 at Cape Town.
Discharged on June 14, 1901 on the Expiration of Service.
Service length was 295 days. Received £66.8.7.

Service and life after the Boer War:

Born: Ballarat, Victoria.
Died: Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria.
Married twice.
Father to one daughter and four sons.
Worked for Kimpton's Flour Mills (Kensington, Melbourne) for around 50 years.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Bruce Angus, Essendon VIC

Relationship to Ancestor: Son

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