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William Jubileo ANGUS

Regimental number3453
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
Other NamesWilliam Jubilee
ReligionBaptist
OccupationHorse-driver
AddressFlorence Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 11.5"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Angus, Florence Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date10 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 735 Pte Alexander ANGUS, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 12 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 9 February 1916.

Proceed to join unit from 7th Training Bn, 27 February 1916; taken on strength of 10th Bn, Serapeum, 28 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.

Wounded in action, 19 June 1916; admitted to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 21 June 1916; rejoined unit, 22 June 1916.

Reported as missing in action, 19-23 August 1916.

Now, 27 September 1916, reported as Prisoner of War and captured at Monquet Farm, 22 August 1916.

In detention at Dulmen, 22 September 1916.

Repatriated to England, 22 November 1918, and granted leave.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot from hospital, 3 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Nevasa' 8 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 April 1919; discharged Adelaide (termination of period of enlistment), 10 June 1919.

Total war service: 3 years 297 days (of which 3 years 106 days were abroad).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 April 1929
Age at death41
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANGUS William Jubileo

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