McLACHLAN, Angus Weller
(Service number 55606)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||30 June 1886||Place of Birth||NZ|
|Address at Enlistment||12 Edward Street, Timaru|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs A. W. McLACHLAN (wife), 12 Edward Street, Timaru|
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Cook, billiard room proprietor
|Date||8 February 1943||Age||50 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru Hospital|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 32, Plot 85|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Angus McLachlan was the son of Archibald Lamont and Mary Elizabeth (née Boyles) McLachlan. He attended Timaru Main School. Angus married Agatha Mary McKinney on 9 March 1916 at Oamaru. A son, Bruce Patrick, was born on 15 December 1914 at Palmerston North. Angus was at first rejected for the military forces on account of stricture. He was drawn in the ballot. On 10 August 1917 at Trentham he was admitted to the Cottage Hospital. And on 28 September 1917 at Trentham Camp he was again admitted to hospital, suffering from dtspepsia and acute cystitis. At this time he was attached to the 34th Special company.
School admission register (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [03 December 2016]
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