20 February 1916: Sergt. Andrew Angus

Born c. March 1891 Walker, Newcastle on Tyne.

Parents Andrew, a joiner and mother Emma Jane.

At the 1891 Census the family were living at 122 Walker Road and Andrew was one week old. By the 1901 Census ten years on, the family which consists of parents, Andrew and sisters Rita and Leslie Dean are living at 18 Fifth Ave, Heaton.

Chillingham Road Council School, Heaton

Andrew went to Chillingham Road School a short walk away. At the 1911 Census, now 20, Andrew is living with his parents at 16 Fifth Ave, Heaton and he is working as a bank clerk at the Grainger Street Branch of the London City and Midland Bank.  

Pension Card for Angus Andrew : WFA Pension Cards on Fold3

Serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers, he was killed in action 20 February 1916 and is buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension 

Sergt. Andrew Angus 16/194 Bn Northumberland Fusiliers


KIA 20 February 1916

Sources: Newcastle Journal 28 February 1916, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar. Pension Ledger. WFA Fold3. Newcastle Commercials, Roll of Honour , 16th (S) Bn Northumberland Fusiliers by Ian Johnson  p.374 [North East War Memorials Project]. With special thanks to Heaton History Group.