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Angus Cameron McPHERSON

Regimental number54233
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
OccupationMotor driver
AddressManly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 8"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs O.M. McPherson, 8 Pittwater Road, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNew South Wales Scottish Rifles (3 years 2 days)
Enlistment date22 April 1918
Place of enlistmentManly, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateDied of disease 11 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John), Churchyard (Plot 363, Row E, Grave No. 15), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jean MCPHERSON; husband of O. MCPHERSON, 8 Pittwater Road, Manly, New South Wales
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 19 June 1918; promoted Acting Lance Corporal, 3 July 1918; admitted to Ship's Hospital, 12 August 1918; discharged, 14 August 1918; disembarked London, England, 26 August 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 26 August 1918, and reverts to the rank of Private; allotted to 34th Bn Reinforcements, 26 August 1918.

Transferred to Artillery Details, 4 October 1918, and marched out to Reserve Bde Australian Artillery, Heytesbury.

Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 9 October 1918 (pneumonia, seriously ill).

Died, 11 October 1918 (influenza and pneumonia).

Buried St John the Evangelist Cemetery, Sutton Veny, 14 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McPHERSON Angus Cameron

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