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Soldier profiles

Name : ANGUS, JOHN ALBERT
Service Number : VX14689
Date of Birth : 08/09/1915
Place of Birth : NORTHCOTE, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : WARRANT OFFICER AUSTRALIAN INSTRUCTIONAL CORPS PERMANENT ARMY
Date of Enlistment : 10/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : EAST MALVERN, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : ANGUS, HILDA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : LIEUTENANT
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : O.I.C. 11 PLATOON D COMPANY (SYRIA), BATTALION HEADQUARTERS (VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA), D COMPANY (AUSTRALIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions : FORT MERDJAYOUN (SYRIA), BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 27/06/1941
Age at Death : 25
Community Roll of Honour : MILDURA (VIC), NORTHCOTE (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, SYRIA. Q. 110. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : 27/06/1941 / BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6220213 [OPEN], Barcode 9526317 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   C_ANGUS_1.jpg,   K_FRASER_2.jpg,   L_BOROMEO_4.jpg,   L_BOROMEO_5.jpg

Background : Son of Hugh McKay Angus and Catherine Angus; husband of Hilda Julie Angus, of Mildura, Victoria, Australia. Stationed at Queenscliff, Victoria before the war.