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Oswald Claude ANGOVE

Regimental number6285
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
SchoolState School
Other trainingSurveying
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressAlbany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Angove, Grey Street, Albany, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6285A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularChristian names listed on RoHc as Oswald Claudius Albert.
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingWesthoek Ridge, Belgium
Age at death26.11
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 8), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily ANGOVE, 'Yerongie', Grey Street, Albany, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 37695 Gunner John Henry ANGOVE, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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